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Earth System Science

University of Alabama Huntsville

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
24430 USD/year
24430 USD/year
10632 USD/year
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About

The M.S. in Earth System Science program offered at the University of Alabama Huntsville  specifically enables students to gain not only an understanding of the physics of the climate system and the environment but also a working hands-on knowledge of how data and information is used to aid decision makers.

Overview

 Our graduates will be successful in writing or presenting a scientific research paper in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, book chapter, or at a national or international scientific conference or workshop.  Our final objective is to produce graduates who successfully obtain professional employment in the Earth System Science field within one year of graduation.

Learning Outcomes

Students on the Earth System Science program from University of Alabama Huntsville will demonstrate
  • Knowledge of the reviewed literature in the earth system sciences that is relevant to their specific research
  • Effective use of remotely sensed environmental data, image processing and GIS toward decision making or policy related applications in the earth system sciences
  • Effective oral communication skills in reporting the results of their scientific research

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Survey atmospheric science
  • Remote sensing of environment
  • Satellite remote sensing
  • Python for id ess applications
  • Energy, climate, environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
3 (analytical)

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission to the Graduate School, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an approved institution. 
    • The following minimum requirements are acceptable to the graduate school; individual colleges and/or departments may require higher grade point averages and test scores or additional or more specific requirements. 
    • See college/departmental sections for specific admissions information
    • the applicant is the holder of a graduate degree from an accredited institution; 
    • the applicant presents evidence of having taken the GRE/MAT over five years ago and hence cannot obtain official scores; 
    • FE exam may be accepted for some engineering degrees. If available, a candidate must show proof of passing the exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10632 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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