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Natural Sciences - Environmental Science Thesis Option

Columbus State University

12 months
Duration
9804 USD/year
9804 USD/year
2520 USD/year
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About

Master of Natural Sciences - Environmental Science Thesis Option from Columbus State University offers a unique master’s degree that is a comprehensive and broadly-based course of study. 

Overview

We offer state of the art science courses in toxicology, ecology, anthropology, environmental chemistry, environmental geology, paleontology, geomorphology, hydrology, and geography. 

At Columbus State University we offer a Natural Sciences - Environmental Science Thesis Option. Because many aspects of our environmental problems are inherently societal issues, we also have courses in Environmental Law and Regulation; Culture and the Environmental; Human Ecology; Land-Use and Waste Management; and Water Resources Management. With such a diversity of course offerings and flexible curriculum, each student can design a unique program suited to his or her individual goals.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key concepts, principles, theories, and methods with in the core discipline of the Natural Sciences: biology, chemistry, environmental science, and geosciences.
  • Employ critical and analytical thinking in application of the scientific method, including formulating and testing hypotheses, designing experiments, analyzing data, interpreting results, and drawing conclusions.
  • Report orally and in writing research results and conclusions according to accepted standards of the chosen area of core study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Hydrology 
  • Environmental Geology 
  • Environmental Chemistry 
  •  Oceanography 
  • Geomorphology 
  • Climate and Global Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, demonstrated excellent preparation in the Biological, Chemical, Environmental and/or Geological Sciences or permission of the program director.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A minimum combined score of 290 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Exam. The GRE must have been taken in the last five years.
  • A one page statement of experience and interests.
  • Two letters of reference. References should come from persons familiar with the applicant's academic or professional experience.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1260 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbus

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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