Environmental Science, M.Sc. | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
24 months
54176 USD/year
54176 USD/year
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The Environmental Science program of Rochester Institute of Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology that balances environmental conservation, human well-being, and economic development to tackle the biggest problems plaguing our environment.


Habitat loss, global climate change, water and air pollution, ozone depletion, species invasions, loss of biodiversity, and the accumulation of toxic wastes are among the many environmental dilemmas our society faces each day. 

These complex problems pit environmental limits against economic development, diverse cultures, ethics, values, and social stability, and therefore require an understanding of science, policy, society, history, and economics in order to address problems realistically and effectively. 

Environmental scientists must use integrated and holistic approaches to understand these issues in order to identify sustainable solutions to environmental challenges.

The practice of environmental science demands that you become a well-rounded specialists. 

To accomplish this, during the Environmental Science programme from Rochester Institute of Technolog you will complete a concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Ecology and field biology
  • Economics
  • Environmental microbiology/molecular biology
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Organismal biology and evolution
  • Public policy
  • Remote sensing
  • Statistics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Science Graduate Studies
  • Environmental Science Graduate Research
  • Environmental Science Project
  • Environmental Science Thesis
  • Technological Innovation and Public Policy
  • Energy Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadline: February 15


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online graduate application. Refer to Graduate Admission Deadlines and Requirements for information on application deadlines, entry terms, and more.
  • Submit copies of official transcript(s) (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work, including any transfer credit earned.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or US equivalent) from an accredited university or college in environmental science, biological science, or a related discipline.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required. Refer to Application Instructions and Requirements for additional information.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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