Environmental Assessment, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
535 USD/credit 17655 USD/year
535 USD/credit 17655 USD/year
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The Environmental Assessment program from University of Kansas draws upon natural and physical science training and sustainability principles, project management experience and communications skills. Graduates play key roles in protecting the environment and human health and proposing measures to identify, decrease and predict adverse environmental effects of projects and restore natural systems.


About the program

University of Kansas' Environmental Assessment graduate programs are designed for students interested in a wide range of environmental issues. Courses are offered online and at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. The environmental assessment graduate programs combine physical and natural science, resilience, and sustainability principles with project management and communications training to develop science professionals with the skills to accurately collect, synthesize, and clearly communicate data, develop and implement solutions, and successfully lead teams.

An environmental scientist's duties might include:

  • Assessing potential impacts to the environment by impending development projects, programs and policies
  • Providing information and guidance to government officials, businesses or the public about possible environmental hazards, risks and opportunities
  • Working with governments at the local, state or national level on environmental projects and public policy
  • Working with businesses to assess, track, report and enhance environmental performance and sustainability

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Regulation & Policy
  • Water Quality, Land Use & Watershed Ecosystems
  • Soil Science for Environmental Assessment 
  • Environmental Air Quality Assessment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; The student must have an undergraduate major in the natural, physical, or applied sciences, engineering, or related fields, OR coursework of at least 20 semester hours in the natural and applied sciences (biology, chemistry, geology, physical geography, physics, and/or engineering). For those without the necessary background courses in undergraduate science and mathematics, some additional coursework will need to be completed prior to the start of the graduate student program.
  • GRE not required.
  • Statement of interest: This 1-2 page narrative should succinctly summarize your education, employment history, your long-term career goals, and how this degree program will help you achieve these goals.
  • At least two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to offer judgment on your ability to undertake graduate-level work;
  • International students must also meet the English proficiency, visa/I20, and financial support documentation. Admissions will not result in an F-1 Visa, as the program does not qualify for the F-1 Visa status. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 535 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 535 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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