Agricultural, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
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Agricultural, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences

12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a Master of Science (MS) in Agricultural, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences (AESS). 

Overview

The Agricultural, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides students with a unique, integrative education and training experience that prepares them to meet the challenges and opportunities in the multiple dimensions of contemporary agricultural, environmental, and sustainability science disciplines. 

Key Features 

  • Specifically, the AESS program targets students wishing to pursue a graduate degree with the intention of entering the work force and contributing their expertise towards sustainable agriculture, stewardship of natural resources and ecosystem services, or the development of sustainable systems in general. 
  • This multidisciplinary degree program is designed to provide a rigorous applied and theoretical education in the natural and social sciences with emphasis on the causes and consequences of land use change and other anthropogenic and natural forces across Texas coastal watersheds and beyond. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Systems Science and Applications Seminar
  • Ecosystem Management and Social‐Ecological Resiliency
  • Advanced Sustainable Agriculture
  • Novel Ecosystems and Built Environments
  • Environmental Policy
  • Soil Science and Conservation
  • Integrated Pest Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • GRE General Test. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years. A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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