M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences

West Virginia University

12 months
27936 USD/year
11358 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences from West Virginia University provides students the opportunity to take courses and conduct original, master’s-level research in their areas of specialization.


The educational experience obtained through courses and research at the Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences program from West Virginia University is expected to provide students with the background and expertise to enter doctoral programs or professional careers as agronomists, entomologists, microbiologists, horticulturists, and plant pathologists or soil scientists. These disciplines are critical to maintaining agriculture and forest productivity, solving environmental problems, and promoting economic development in the state.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate detailed knowledge of their particular research area and fundamental knowledge of other areas relevant to environmental soil and water sciences.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to read and understand, peer-reviewed scientific literature relevant to their work.
  • Students will employ technical skills in the laboratory, greenhouse, and/or field to acquire novel, high-quality data, and analytical skills to interpret the data to draw conclusions that are valid and meaningful.
  • Students will communicate effectively in writing and orally about scientific concepts and the results of their research.
  • Graduates of the program will gain skills that will help them be employed in a relevant professional position.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soil Chemistry
  • Forage Harvesting and Storage
  • Pedology
  • Independent Study
  • Advanced Topics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13968 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5679 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 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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