Environmental Sciences - Environmental Science Education

University of Colorado Denver

24 months
31982 USD/year
31982 USD/year
10910 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Environmental Sciences is a multidisciplinary study of the natural/physical environment. Academic fields involved in environmental sciences include chemistry, biology and ecology, physics, geology, geography, anthropology, engineering, law, economics and health sciences. The MSc in Environmental Sciences - Environmental Science Education program is offered at University of Colorado Denver.


Students planning to pursue the MS in Environmental Sciences - Environmental Science Education program from University of Colorado Denver must either have earned a bachelor’s degree or have taken significant course work in natural/physical sciences or engineering and completed several other prerequisites.

Environmental careers encompass a broad range of professions, from those with a strong foundation in the natural/physical sciences or engineering to those based in the social sciences and/or humanities. Students interested in environmental issues and careers should investigate the whole field before deciding which path to follow. At CU Denver, the MS in Environmental Sciences emphasizes the natural/physical sciences and engineering with the addition of social sciences and humanities.

The goals of the program are:

  • To enhance the interdisciplinary communication and analytical skills of the student, and
  • To provide a multidisciplinary approach for more intensive study of a particular environmental issue. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Science Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Culture and the Environment
  • Conservation Biology
  • Environmental Communication
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues
  • Sustainability and Resources Management
  • Science, Policy and the Environment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


39 alternative credits


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.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
75 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a graduate application
  • a minimum of three letters of recommendation (letters from both professional and academic sources are accepted, though academic letters are preferred).
  • official transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • general Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores (recommended for all; required for applicants with less than a 3.0 grade-point average)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31982 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31982 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10910 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Environmental Sciences - Environmental Science Education
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