Environmental Sciences- Master of Environmental Science
For information, contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES)
118 Shideler Hall, 513-529-5811
Program and Support Facilities
Faculty, staff, and students are involved in professional service projects, internships, practica, and research, including agricultural ecology, GIS and resource analysis, conservation biology, sustainability, land use issues, pollution prevention, watershed management, water quality, stream and wetland restoration, and conflict resolution of environmental problems.
Facilities include dedicated rooms for graduate-student team projects for external clients (professional service projects), GPS and field equipment, a weather station at the Ecology Research Center, and instrumentation for the analysis of water quality in the Center for Aquatic and Watershed Sciences.
At least a 2.75 grade point average (4.00 scale) or 3.00 in the last two undergraduate years, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent, and a current resume of education and experience are required.
Professional Science Masters
The IES Masters of Environmental Science degree is designated as a national Professional Science Master's (PSM) program based on it its professional skills, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary breadth. PSM programs prepare students for science careers in business, government, or nonprofit organizations, where workforce needs are increasing. Learn more at the PSM website.
Satisfactory completion of 42 semester hours including:
Orientation Field Trip
|Leading and Managing Projects|
|Professional Service Project|
Student Team Project
|Environmental Problem Solving and Analysis|
|Statistical Modeling and Study Design|
|Concentration (15 hours in your choice of one of five Areas of Concentration)||15|
|Interdisciplinary professional experience or research leading to an internship, practicum, or thesis. Select one of the following:||6|
|Research for Master's Thesis|
|Pass an oral comprehensive examination at the end of the first year of the program|
|Satisfactory completion and defense of an internship, practicum or thesis|
|Total Credit Hours||42|