Students do not need to have majored in Geography or Environmental Science in order to apply to our Geography and Environmental Systems (GES) program at University of Maryland Baltimore County. The admissions committee will take previous background into account when recommending any courses that may need to be taken either before starting the program or in the first year of the program.
Applications must meet the minimum standards for admission to the University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore. Details of the admissions process can found at the UMBC Graduate School.
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- Research Methods in Geography and Environmental Systems
- Department Seminar (1 credit, to be taken in Fall of the first year; students expected to attend in subsequent semesters but not for credit)
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- 12 months
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- Apply before
- International students must submit their materials earlier than the Department’s deadline of Feb 1.
DisciplinesGeography Environmental Sciences View 512 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in United States
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- The UMBC Graduate School will accept official WES ICAP Course-by-Course evaluations as fulfillment of the requirement for official transcripts in the admissions process.
- The WES evaluation is optional. The Graduate School needs to receive either an official WES evaluation or official transcripts.
- The WES ICAP Course-by-Course evaluation includes copies of the official transcripts and degree certificates that have been verified by WES, and it includes a course-by-course evaluation.
- The evaluation must be sent directly from WES to the UMBC Graduate School in order to be considered official.
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International33960 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 12 months.
National33960 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State19770 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 659 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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