M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Science

University of West Florida

12 months
12444 USD/year
12444 USD/year
4536 USD/year
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Environmental science touches on many of the biggest challenges the world faces today. As a University of West Florida  Environmental Science master's student, you will gain an understanding about the complex relationships between mankind and the environment, drawing on a diverse range of disciplines.


The Environmental Science program at University of West Florida, includes both thesis and non-thesis tracks. Both tracks provide a foundation for employment in the private and public sectors. In addition, the thesis track prepares students for advanced study leading to the doctoral degree. The majority of students who apply for an assistantship receive one. Other financial support is available. Internships are encouraged.

What You Will Learn

Throughout the program, you will learn key concepts and build upon foundations in geosciences, geographic information systems and environmental science.

Departmental areas of concentration include:

  • Coastal science
  • Geographic information science
  • Soil science
  • Dendrochronology
  • Meteorology/climatology
  • Human-environment interactions
  • Environmental planning, policy and politics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Environmental Sciences
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Sampling and Analysis in Environmental Sciences
  • Advanced Topics in Geographic Information Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal score at or above the 50th percentile and a quantitative score at or above the 40th percentile
  • Submission of a formal letter of interest, background, and professional goals
  • Submission of three letters of recommendation by individuals in professionally relevant fields (waived for graduates of the UWF Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Submission of current curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé
  • Completion of the Foundational Proficiencies as a condition of admission to the program

Tuition Fee

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    12444 USD/year
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  • National

    12444 USD/year
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  • In-State

    4536 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4536 USD per year during 12 months.

Alabama Resident: $5,796

Living costs for Pensacola

892 - 1478 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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