M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Science

Lincoln University

12 months
579 USD/credit 19107 USD/year
579 USD/credit 19107 USD/year
311 USD/credit 10263 USD/year
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The Environmental Science degree at Lincoln University study the interactions between the atmosphere, biosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere with emphasis on the degradation of the environment as a consequence of human activity and its impact on biodiversity and sustainability. 


It is an inherently interdisciplinary field that draws knowledge from the natural and social sciences as well as law. 

Key Features 

Based on this fact our graduate Environmental Science degree program at Lincoln University is designed on the following fundamental guiding principles. 

  • Environmental problems and issues facing society are by nature complex. Studying and developing solutions and policies to address and prevent such problems through a sound and rigorous interdisciplinary approach.
  • Provide strong problem-solving skills that take into account the complexity of the problem or issue (i.e., science, politics, technology constraints, economics, and other societal issues).
  • Provide a strong grounding in a particular area of environmental science (e.g., applied ecology, environmental chemistry, risk assessment, water resources, or a specialization tailored to the student's needs) along with some exposure to the wide range of disciplines or fields of study that intersect in addressing most environmental problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Watershed Management
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Limnology
  • Wetland Ecology and Management
  • Remote Sensing of the Environment
  • Current Topics in Environmental Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Compliance with all of the eligibility requirements of the Graduate Studies Office as set forth in the Graduate catalog.
  • Acceptance to graduate study by the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the Graduate Studies Office.   
  • Candidates for the M.S. degree must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Environmental Sciences or related field with an undergraduate minimum grade point average of 2.75 on 4.00 scale.
  • Minimum verbal plus quantitative GRE score of 800. Students not meeting this score must maintain a 3.00 average for the first nine hours of graduate credit before admission to candidacy.
  • Three letters of reference on the student's ability to do graduate work, submitted with the student's application for admission to the Graduate Studies Office.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19107 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19107 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10263 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 311 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Jefferson City

800 - 1300 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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