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Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

24 months
Duration
29652 USD/year
29652 USD/year
20328 USD/year
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About

The Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy program of the University of Minnesota is one of the few programs in the nation that prepares individuals with backgrounds in natural sciences, physical sciences, or engineering to become leaders and innovators who integrate science with policy and action to solve grand challenges.

Overview

Curriculum and Opportunities

The Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy program of the University of Minnesota combines a rigorous curriculum with opportunities available in many departments, centers, and schools at the University of Minnesota. MS–STEP students can also engage with scholarly research by working with STEP faculty members as graduate research assistants and participating in workshops and conferences. MS–STEP students attend the bi-weekly STEP Seminar Series, which provides an informal setting for feedback, discussion, and engagement with scholars and practitioners in STEP fields inside and outside the University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
  • Survey of Current Issues in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
  • Environmental and Resource Economics Policy
  • Risk, Resilience, and Decision Making
  • Material-Energy Flows and Sustainable Development
  • Policy Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited US university or foreign equivalent
  • English language proficiency
  • Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended
  • Applicants to the MS-STEP program should have completed a degree or taken advanced level coursework in natural or physical sciences, engineering, or environmental studies prior to the date of their planned enrollment
  • A personal statement is required of all applicants
  • The Diversity Statement is required for all applicants
  • Impact Statement
  • A resume or CV
  • At least three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Applicants wishing to provide additional information to the admissions committee which is not appropriate for other required documents but may be helpful in their consideration as a candidate for admission can submit a statement of extenuating circumstances
  • Application fee: $75 for domestic students; $95 for international students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14826 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    29652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14826 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    20328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10164 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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