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Environmental Studies

University of Pennsylvania

24 months
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23912 USD/module
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About

The Master of Environmental Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania  offers a rigorous academic grounding in environmental science and exceptional opportunities to conduct research in the field. 

Overview

 In addition, students gain the professional networks and individualized professional development needed to excel in the environmental field, whether as a researcher, policy advocate, teacher or business executive.

The Master of Environmental Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania  provides the knowledge base needed to understand complex environmental issues— and allows the flexibility to develop unique expertise and professional experience in a chosen field. With the help of a dedicated academic adviser, a curriculum suited precisely to the student’s goals is developed.

Research Methods Course 

The research methods course prepares students to ask, and confidently answer, the innovative questions they will pose in their capstone project. The requirement can be fulfilled by taking a methodology course that provides students with the data gathering and analysis skills they will use to begin their research projects.

Accreditation

The University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The University of Pennsylvania is authorized to operate by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

The University of Pennsylvania is an approved institutional participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Programme Structure

Concentrations: 

  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Resilience and Adaptation
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Resource Management
  • Urban Environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall: December 15 (Priority deadline)

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications must contain all of the following in order to be considered complete:

  • Completed online application
  • Current resume
  • Nonrefundable application fee
  • Application essays, listed below
  • Unofficial transcripts from each post-secondary school attended uploaded through the online application system 
  • Two letters of recommendation (details below)
  • Score reports for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • TOEFL scores for international students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23912 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23912 USD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    23912 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23912 USD per module during 24 months.

Per 4 units 

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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