M.Sc. Online

Environmental Science (Online)

12 months
1595 USD/credit 47850 USD/year
1595 USD/credit 47850 USD/year
736 USD/credit 22080 USD/year
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Environmental Science (Online) from Wayne State University mirrors traditional classroom-based programs and focuses on a broad range of environmental issues through an interdisciplinary approach providing a strong foundation with biological and geological perspectives. Graduates will also master the use of geographic information systems used in a variety of applications.


At Environmental Science (Online) from Wayne State University students in the master of arts in environmental science program can take advantage of fully online coursework that provides added flexibility and self-paced learning to fits around busy lifestyles and work schedules and enables students to study anywhere, any time to advance careers and academic credentials. By taking just two courses per semester, year-round, students can complete the masters in less than two years, or spread the classes out and complete them at a pace complementary to their lives. Students in the online master's program enjoy the benefit of basic in-state tuition, regardless of the state in which they reside.


Wayne State's online master's in environmental science will prepare leaders with the knowledge needed to influence policies and practices addressing complex environmental challenges from pathogen transmission to climate change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Law
  • Mathematical Methods in Earth Science
  • Biodiversity Changes in the Anthropocene
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Coastal Geology and Processes in the Great Lakes

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International applicants must complete the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor's degree, including all state and external/internal examinations required for the degree. 
    • Submit your transcript(s)
    • Demonstrate English proficiency 
    • Pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
    • Test Scores
    • If you are applying to a master's program, your minimum undergraduate GPA must be 2.75 or its equivalent in upper division coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1595 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    47850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1595 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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