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Environmental Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

There are two different paths (Thesis Option and Alternate Plan Paper Option) to a M.S. Degree in Environmental Science. The Master's thesis option is strongly encouraged for students planning to continue on for a Ph.D.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environmental Regulations

  • Environmental Pollution & Control

  • Analysis of Pollutants

  • Environmental Assessment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requires that applicants satisfy the requirements for admission to the College of Graduate Studies and Research. Qualified applicants should satisfy the following three requirements for acceptance in the Biology MS Program.
  • Submit your official scores for the Biology Subject GRE with an overall ranking in the 70th percentile, as a minimum.
  • Submit a letter to the Department of Biological Sciences

Tuition Fee

  • International

    411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Mankato

  • 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.

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