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Ecology and Environmental Sciences

The University of Maine

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1503 USD/credit
1503 USD/credit
461 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Ecology and Environmental Sciences program of The University of Maine combines an experienced and enthusiastic faculty, modern research facilities, cutting edge research, and excellent opportunities for fieldwork. Please consider joining our interdisciplinary team of faculty and students committed to solving complex environmental issues.

Overview

In-depth Training

Students in the Ecology and Environmental Sciences program of The University of Maine represent the next generation of scholars and leaders in ecology, environmental science, environmental policy, and natural resource management. As such, we provide our students with support in developing their scientific knowledge and ability to contribute to environmental policies necessary to promote the sustainability of our natural environment, human communities, and resource-based economies.

The thesis-based masters program in EES is designed to provide students with the background necessary to conduct or to evaluate research. Students who might want to continue for a Ph.D. should pursue the thesis option. Graduate research and teaching assistantships may be available to students accepted for the thesis option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Ecology and Environmental Science
  • Special Seminar in Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • Graduate Thesis/Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • EES typically admits students with a GPA greater than 3.0 during their undergraduate career. 
  • Our students also tend to have scored higher than the 50th percentile in two out of the three GRE test areas (verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing). 
  • The personal statement, resume, and letters of recommendation are also important, and will weigh heavily in admission decisions for students not meeting the recommended GPA and GRE benchmarks.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    461 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 461 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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