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Environmental Science

The University of Texas at San Antonio

12 months
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16068 USD/year
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About

The Environmental Sciences program of The University of Texas at San Antonio offers opportunities for advanced study and research leading to the Master of Science degree. 

Overview

Basic Degree Information/Description

The Master of Science degree is awarded to candidates who have displayed an in-depth understanding of the subject matter and demonstrated the ability to make an original contribution to knowledge in their field of specialty. 

Degree Requirements

  • The Master of Science degree requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree (exclusive of coursework or other study required to remove deficiencies).

Career options available for graduates

Graduates of the Environmental Sciences program of The University of Texas at San Antonio are employed as scientists in government agencies and private environmental consulting firms. Some of the graduates who complete theses pursue doctoral degrees. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey Topics in Environmental Science
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Policy and Principles of Environmental Law
  • Graduate Seminar in Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Environmental Science Colloquium
  • Environmental Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, chemistry, geology, engineering or some other related scientific discipline
  • Coursework in the following areas: general statistics; environmental science; environmental law, if not taken at the undergraduate level. Applicants lacking these requirements will be asked to complete these deficiencies within the first 12 credit hours
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in upper-division and graduate work is also required
  • A completed a Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America
  •  Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • A letter of research interest as well as professional and academic goals
  • English language proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

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    16068 USD/year
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  • National

    16068 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16068 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4002 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4002 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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