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Environmental Science and Policy

University of South Florida St Petersburg

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15696 USD/year
15696 USD/year
7672 USD/year
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About

Our Master of Arts degree in Environmental Science and Policy at University of South Florida St Petersburg is designed to provide students with an advanced, graduate-level background in the disciplines that comprise the environmental sciences.  It is designed to allow students to gain an understanding of ways to balance social and economic needs with environmental considerations. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

Our Master of Arts degree in Environmental Science and Policy at University of South Florida St Petersburg provides a balance between Environmental Science and Environmental Policy in a format desired by practicing professionals in environmental fields. Comprising a themed course study in Core Concepts in Science, Core Concepts in Policy and an elective area of your choice, this non-thesis track culminates in a final project that allows you to integrate and apply the knowledge learned in the coursework with a personal relevant area of interest to result in your professional growth. Graduates of our program will be highly skilled and imaginative individuals prepared for leadership roles in local, state, and federal agencies; non-profit organizations working to mitigate environmental concerns; and private scientific, research, environmental and engineering firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Seminar in Environmental Policy
  • Perspectives in Environmental Thought
  • Major Themes in Environmental Science
  • Directed Individual Study
  • Qualitative Research Methods 
  • Environmental Management 
  • Coastal Hazards and Resilience 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a “B” average or better and a previous graduate degree with a “B” average or better. In cases where an applicant has a bachelor’s and a graduate degree at the time of admission, the credentials and GPA of the graduate degree will be the determining factor for admission.
  • The equivalent bachelors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution. Bachelor’s degrees from institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are considered equivalent based on the Bologna Accord. For applicants with a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree with less than 120 hours, from Non-Bologna Accord Institutions, a transcript evaluation from a NACES member is required to confirm equivalency.
  • Applicants from countries where English is not the official language, and who have not earned at least a bachelor’s degree in the U.S., must also demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15696 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15696 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7672 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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