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M.Sc. On Campus

Geography and Environmental Systems

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

12 months
Duration
23580 USD/year
23580 USD/year
14814 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geography and Environmental Systems is at the interface between natural science, social science, public policy, engineering and information technology, with faculty who have background and collaborative relationships in both research and teaching related to all of these areas. Join the Geography and Environmental Systems program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

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Overview

Opportunities

The Department offers graduate programs leading to the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree. Both non-thesis and thesis M.S. options are available. The Geography and Environmental Systems program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  has three foci, reflecting the expertise and research interests of our faculty. All three have a common set of core courses; the remainder of each students’ academic program will be selected in consultation with faculty mentors. (1) Environmental Systems, including water resources and earth-surface processes, ecosystem science, and atmospheric processes; (2) Human Geography, with an emphasis on coupled human-natural systems including the impacts of human activities on the environment, the socioeconomic consequences of environmental degradation, and environmental policy; (3) Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing, focusing on training students in the application of geospatial analysis to improve understanding of changing spatial patterns in the natural and human environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Field Ecology 
  • Atmospheric Science 
  • Fluvial Geomorphology 
  • Biogeochemical Cycles and the Global Environment 
  • Advanced Biogeography Seminar 
  • Climate Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.3 for the major; TOEFL (For international students whose native language is not English)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14814 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

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