Masters Programs in Environmental Study

Compare 22 Masters Programs in Environmental Study

Master’s degrees are preferable in many fields of study and often open up a wider range of opportunities for people who earn them. Having successfully completed an undergraduate program is a prerequisite of attending postgraduate school.

What is a Master in Environmental Study? This degree furthers the education of students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in environmental study or a similar field. The specialized program can provide students with a wide range of courses that span several different disciplines. Typical coursework focuses on environmental issues the Earth faces as well as public policy, research techniques and rural development. Other courses provide information on humanities, engineering, business and humanities, among other topics.

Individuals who take courses to obtain a degree in environmental studies are likely to see many benefits. In addition to the possibility of gaining promotions faster than peers, they may learn problem-solving skills and how to develop arguments about scientific, philosophical and ethical perspectives. Other common skills include planning and information technology.

There is no set cost for earning a degree in environmental study. Some institutions charge more than others, and the price varies depending on the country as well. Students who enter a three-year program can expect to pay more than those who enter a one-year program.

Many students who graduate with a master's degree in environmental study may go on to become an environmental consultant or environmental scientist. Some may decide to work as environmental engineers or public relations specialists. Others might consider going into education or becoming a licensed environmental lawyer. One lesser-known career choice for some students is a sustainability specialist, who find ways for organizations and corporations to go green.

Individuals wishing to obtain a master’s degree in environmental study may choose to do so via the internet or at physical colleges around the world. Online learning is an excellent choice for those who cannot commute to their desired school. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Executive Master in Energy and Resources

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time 16 months September 2019 Qatar Doha

Successful participants will graduate with an Executive Master’s degree from HBKU and will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from HBKU’s two participating partner universities: Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris. [+]

Successful participants will graduate with an Executive Master’s degree from HBKU and will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from HBKU’s two participating partner universities: Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris.

This program brings together leading international experts from multiple disciplines and from the faculty of HBKU and its partners.

Graduates of the program are equipped to:

Implement effective strategic decisions and manage their operations based on a global understanding of issues in the field of energy and resources (E&R). Develop and implement multi-sided, analytical approaches and solutions to complex E&R issues. Become visionary leaders and innovators. Establish relationships with specialists in various managerial functions. ... [-]

Master in Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (NARMEE) is a new joint degree program following the double degree program in Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) which has been successfully taught in cooperation with BOKU Vienna. [+]

Joint Degree Program between CULS and BOKU

Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (NARMEE) is a new joint degree program following the double degree program in Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) which has been successfully taught in cooperation with BOKU Vienna. The program is drawn up to enable students to obtain the best level of knowledge and skills by taking specific subjects at CULS or BOKU and combining them. Students can freely choose optional and fully optional subjects from the offerings of both universities.

For students and their future engagement, there are additional important practical subjects focused on the protection and remediation of soils, wastewater treatment, GIS, or management of protected areas. The program contains practicum, excursions, and semestral projects.... [-]


Master in Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

In many places in the world, we experience rapid environmental change. In the Master’s Program in Polar Landscape and Quaternary Climate, you get knowledge and skills necessary for the understanding and analysis of polar and alpine landscapes. You get insights into how they have changed on different time scales, linked to climate variations during the Quaternary period. [+]

In many places in the world, we experience rapid environmental change. In the Master’s Program in Polar Landscape and Quaternary Climate, you get knowledge and skills necessary for the understanding and analysis of polar and alpine landscapes. You get insights into how they have changed on different time scales, linked to climate variations during the Quaternary period.

Climate change is particularly rapid in the glacial and periglacial landscapes of polar and alpine regions. The program will provide you with knowledge about the global climate system’s functioning and about methods used to reconstruct climate and environmental change. In addition, human and natural causes of climate change are presented and discussed.... [-]


Master in Ecohydrology

University of Algarve
Campus 2 years October 2019 Portugal Faro

The master in Ecohydrology aims to create specialists with a transdisciplinary vision of global water issues, including ecosystem functioning, understanding of the pressures on aquatic ecosystems under global changes and that are able to develop and to implement sustainable solutions for restoration of aquatic ecosystems. [+]

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The master in Ecohydrology aims to create specialists with a transdisciplinary vision of global water issues, including ecosystem functioning, understanding of the pressures on aquatic ecosystems under global changes and that are able to develop and to implement sustainable solutions for restoration of aquatic ecosystems. Graduates from the master in Ecohydrology will be able to develop their professional activities in research institutes, universities and public or private institutions or companies dealing with water resources and management.

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Masters in Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystems

Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Campus Full time 30 months September 2019 Canada Saint-Jérôme

Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development. [+]

Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development.

They provide sustainable ecosystem management and forest planning, taking into account in their principles and management practices the needs of multiple users, interest group demands, land-use objectives and the protection of forest ecosystems. .

In this perspective, this multidisciplinary master's degree is aimed at candidates who wish to become professionals specialized in the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Through active teaching methods that integrate the ecological, economic and sociological dimensions, students will develop their skills in defining, managing and solving complex problems.... [-]


Professional Science Master's Degree in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning
Online Full time 2 years January 2019 USA USA Online

The Professional Science Master's degree (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management, offered by the graduate school, is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares graduates for science careers in business, government, or nonprofit sectors, and focuses on sustainability science as it applies to natural resources and the environment. [+]

Professional Science Master's Degree in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management

The Professional Science Master's degree (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management, offered by the graduate school, is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares graduates for science careers in business, government, or nonprofit sectors, and focuses on sustainability science as it applies to natural resources and the environment.

Program Overview

The Professional Science Master's degree combines graduate study in science with training in management, teamwork, financial understanding, marketing concepts and communication skills necessary for a successful professional career.... [-]


Master in Disaster Mitigation Study for Asian Students

Ehime University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Matsuyama

The main research objectives of running the Special Course on Disaster Prevention Study for Asian Students are to understand and elucidate characteristic features of natural disasters in Asia and to develop their preventive measures, while the educational motto stands at producing first-class researchers and technical experts with frontier research capabilities and advanced knowledge in the field of natural disasters. [+]

The Graduate Schools of Engineering (established in 1967) and Science (established in 1978) were unified, and the Graduate School of Science and Engineering of Ehime University started in 1996. This Graduate School was reorganized in 2006.

The main educational objective is to offer opportunities for professional development and career enhancement to the students through lectures and research activities, which range widely from basic science to practical engineering fields. Interdisciplinary researches between science and technology can also be carried out easily as well as cooperative or project researches in the Graduate School.

Disaster Mitigation Study for Asian Students

The main research objectives of running the Special Course on Disaster Prevention Study for Asian Students are to understand and elucidate characteristic features of natural disasters in Asia and to develop their preventive measures, while the educational motto stands at producing first-class researchers and technical experts with frontier research capabilities and advanced knowledge in the field of natural disasters. The research topics in this course mainly include landslide hazards, flood hazards, earthquake hazards, coastal hazards, structural damages, information dissemination, and related fields.... [-]


Master's Degree in Integrated Management of Quality Systems, Environment and Safety and Health at Work (double degree)

AIDIMME
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year October 2019 Spain Paterna

As happens in the business world, innovation is an essential tool to improve the competitiveness of organizations and people. [+]

As happens in the business world, innovation is an essential tool to improve the competitiveness of organizations and people. In this sense, in 2013 we decided that it was necessary after a decade teaching the Master in Systems Management, since 2007 as a University Master, adapting the structure of the title to the changes and needs that were being generated both in companies and in the profile of the graduates who enrolled in the master's degree.

As a result of this reflection, the new Double Master degree was created, promoted by the Metalworking, Furniture, Wood, Packaging and Afinex Technological Institute - AIDIMME and the Catholic University of Valencia - UCV. Degree consisting of two degrees that cover, on the one hand, integrated systems management and, on the other, the training of professionals for the exercise as senior technicians in occupational risk prevention. Divide the title that gives rise to the Double Master in these two areas, has allowed us to provide greater degree of specialization to students who take the double degree and more opportunities in the field of business practices.... [-]


Master of Engineering Leadership in Integrated Water Management

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 12 months January 2019 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is an intensive one-year degree program that will enable you to spearhead initiatives focused on water use, treatment, research and protection. [+]

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to develop and lead advanced and sustainable water management initiatives. Participants of the program will learn how to apply physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes to water resources, and will become conversant with regulatory and environmental frameworks.

Water is a strategic resource, and access to clean and secure water is essential for human wellbeing. Demand for better water systems has resulted in the pressing need for people with the technical skills to develop practical solutions in areas that include water treatment, monitoring tools, information technologies, efficient water use and reuse, and novel biotechnologies.... [-]


Master's degree in quality, environment and PRL

IMF Business School
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Spain Madrid

In MFI quremos join the Master in Quality, Environmental and PRL experience of professionals with years of work in the areas of prevention, quality and environment. This Master allows a wide possibilities of validation with other programs. Ask your advisor validation possibilities. [+]

The Master in Integrated Management of Safety, Quality and Environment IMF Business School is one of the formative references to national level in the field of Quality Management, Environment and Occupational Health and Safety. It is given a 100% Online features a unique methodology "Student Centered" that can join master and personal life.

The Master allows students to prepare for assessing occupational risks of derivatives activities, positions and facilities, from the field of safety, hygiene, ergonomics and applied social psychology. The program is focused on learning criteria for the choice of preventive and corrective measures applied by the company to reduce, eliminate or control production errors.... [-]


Master in Integrated Management: environmental quality and prevention

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

Thus, from a practical approach, the Master in Integrated: Environment, Quality and Prevention is an ideal reference for those companies that are .... [+]

Master in Integrated: Environment, Quality and Prevention

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In the competitive environment in which we are moving, organizations must manage their daily activities effectively. For this reason, demand management models that can be used as tools for this task. Until now, companies have addressed the problem by opting for the implementation of separate management systems based on models more or less standardized.

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It is a fact that the evolution of different versions of the standards of quality, environment and risk prevention, converge towards a single integrated system. The first step was taken on ISO 19011:2002 audits, which serves both to the field of environmental quality. Subsequently, the appearance of OHSAS 18001:2007 and, more recently, ISO 9001:2008, have confirmed this trend. ... [-]


Master in Environment and Resource Management

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master’s program in Environment and Resource Management is organized by the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), which is one of Europe’s oldest and most respected research institutes in the environmental sciences. [+]

Master in Environment and Resource Management

The Master’s program in Environment and Resource Management is organized by the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), which is one of Europe’s oldest and most respected research institutes in the environmental sciences. The IVM receives high evaluations for its excellent research quality by external quality reviews and also scores very well in a citation analysis of reviewed journal articles.

Our research projects range from the analysis of local challenges such as funding environmental services to farmers, the use of civil juries to facilitate public participation in water management, adaptation to climate change in the Netherlands, national challenges such as greening the gross domestic product, to global challenges such as analysing international negotiations and North-South financial mechanisms.... [-]


Master's degree in environmental biology and ecosystem management

University of L'Aquila
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy L'Aquila

Master Degree in Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Management [+]

Level

Master degree

Lifespan

2 years

seat

L'Aquila

Access type

Free access with verification of the suitability of staff preparation

Internationalization

Course with international curriculum

Tongue

Italian (English for some courses, if foreign students are enrolled)

Delivery mode

Conventional

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Master's degree in environmental education and sustainability

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Educação (ESEV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Viseu

The Masters in Environmental Education and Sustainability course lasts for four semesters (starting in September of each year). It is aimed at holders of a degree or equivalent; holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the licenciado degree by the Scientific Council of ESEV; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ESEV. [+]

Presentation

The Masters in Environmental Education and Sustainability course lasts for four semesters (starting in September of each year). It is aimed at holders of a degree or equivalent; holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the licenciado degree by the Scientific Council of ESEV; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ESEV. The fundamental objectives of the course:... [-]


Master of Environmental Management/ Master of Environmental Science Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resource Management (SLUSE-M) Programme by Coursework

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Campus Full time 18 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuching

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) Programme is designed for working professionals and fresh graduates for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia and other developing countries in this region. The programme is modelled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities. [+]

Master of Environmental Management/ Master of Environmental Science Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resource Management (SLUSE-M) Programme by Coursework

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) Programme is designed for working professionals and fresh graduates for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia and other developing countries in this region. The programme is modelled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities.

COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) programme was developed on a concept similar to that of the on-going SLUSE-Denmark (SLUSE-D) in which UNIMAS is a collaborator. ... [-]