12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Environmental Science - Accelerated Master's Program degree from University of Arizona offers two tracks of coursework, "Environmental Science" or "Soil and Water Science". 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Key Features

Undergraduate students interested in the AMP from ENVS should apply for admission before their senior or final year of undergraduate studies.  The UA Graduate College allows for up to twelve units to be shared between the B.S. degree and the M.S. Environmental Science - Accelerated Master's Program from University of Arizona.  

Shared units are carefully selected from core coursework from each degree program in order to minimize the necessity for redundant coursework.  

The ENVS department strongly supports attendance at professional meetings. Student presentations at meetings and student publications are likewise encouraged. Numerous workshops on topics ranging from the Internet to scientific writing are regularly available.

In addition to graduate student-sponsored activities, various departmental events, such as departmental picnics and weekly seminars, provide students with opportunities to meet and socialize with colleagues.

Students earning the M.S. degree in SWES are well prepared for careers in business and industry, governmental agencies, educational institutions, and private consulting firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry 
  • Physics 
  • Microbiology 
  • Biology 
  • Calculus 
  • Statistics 
  • Physical Geology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students interested in the Accelerated Master's Program in SWES/ENVS must schedule an appointment with the ENVS Graduate Coordinator BEFORE applying. 
  • ALL applicants must be accepted for admission to both The Department of Environmental Science and The University of Arizona Graduate College.  Minimum eligiblity requirements for admission to The Graduate College include completion of a bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree and a 3.000 grade point average on a 4.000 grade scale.
  • An official on-line application for admission to the UA Graduate College.
  • Letter of Intent (one to two page letter specifying your area of interest and goals).
  • Two letters of recommendation (letters should be printed on letterhead and submitted electronically.    

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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