12 months
27310 USD/year
27310 USD/year
9362 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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. 


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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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 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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  • International

    27310 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27310 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27310 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9362 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9362 USD per year during 12 months.


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