M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Science

Christopher Newport University

12 months
1190 USD/credit 39270 USD/year
1190 USD/credit 39270 USD/year
667 USD/credit 22011 USD/year
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This Environmental Science program explores the knowledge, technical skills and background in ecological and environmental conservation theory. Biology, biochemistry or chemistry majors can complete the master’s degree program during a fifth year of study at Christopher Newport.


The Environmental Science program is flexible enough to fit a wide variety of interests and is designed for students planning to pursue a PhD, teachers who seek a master’s degree in a biological science or students interested in careers with environmental agencies.


The mission of Christopher Newport University is to provide educational and cultural opportunities that benefit CNU students, the residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation.

Christopher Newport provides outstanding academic programs, encourages service and leadership within the community, and provides opportunities for student involvement in nationally and regionally recognized research and arts programs.

Our primary focus is excellence in teaching, inspired by sound scholarship. At CNU, personal attention in small classes creates a student-centered environment where creativity and excellence can flourish. Our primary emphasis is to provide outstanding undergraduate education. We also serve the Commonwealth with master’s degree programs that provide intellectual and professional development for graduate-level students.


Christopher Newport is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the baccalaureate and master’s degree levels. SACSCOC is one of six regional accrediting commissions in the U.S.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biological Conservation: Theory & Practice
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Summer Field Studies
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Biogeography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for international applicants
  • Application fee
  • All secondary, college and university (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts. Send all documents to World Education Services (WES), an official credential evaluator.* Once the review is complete, WES must send the document(s) directly to CNU.
  • Demonstration of English proficiency through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 
  • Financial resources statement
  • Official original bank statements or affidavits (fewer than six months old) verifying the availability of financial resources to show that you can afford to study in the United States.**
  • An interview also may be required. English proficiency in reading, writing and speaking is expected.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22011 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 667 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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