12 months
18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
4720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Environmental Studies at University of North Carolina Wilmington is an interdisciplinary graduate degree designed for professionals, practitioners, citizens and students who wish to strengthen their knowledge of the environment.


The multidisciplinary nature of this Environmental Studies program at University of North Carolina Wilmington provides the student with a unique balance of the scientific background necessary for sound environmental decision-making within the context of educational, political, sociological, economic and legal frameworks. 

Key Features 

  • This approach is intended to produce future and current environmental professionals with the broad perspective necessary to be effective leaders in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Problems & Policy
  • Practicum in Environmental Sciences
  • Coastal Management
  • Foundations of Coastal Management
  • Environmental Education and Interpretation
  • Foundations of Environmental Education and Interpretation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for graduate admission
  • Official transcripts of all prior university or college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) less than five years old
  • Three recommendations by individuals in professionally relevant fields
  • An essay describing educational and professional experiences, reasons for pursuing graduate study in environmental sciences and career goals
  • Optional writing sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 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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