Masters of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences (SWES)
The Soil, Water, and Environmental Science graduate degree program is 36 credit hours and is comprised of required core courses (15 hours) in biology, chemistry, physics, hydrology, and pedology. The program also has elective courses totaling 21 hours in experimental methods, resource management, technology, analytics, geostatistics, conservation, and plant science that provide flexibility to tailor the degree program to meet individual interest and career needs. In addition, students will complete a thesis or special topic, and give a seminar, giving them the knowledge, skills and professionalism to succeed in this growing field.
This program creates a unique opportunity for industry personnel, extension educators, and other professionals to enhance their professional skills and expertise essential to protecting the quality of our natural resources while sustaining economic opportunities. The program builds human capacity and knowledge in agriculture and the environment needed to sustaining healthy communities and the nation.
Degree Level: Master
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Auburn University is a public, four-year institution of higher education, located in the city of Auburn, Alabama. Originating in 1856 as the East Alabama Male College, Auburn University became the first southern land-grant institution. Today, Auburn University is recognized as a “land, sea, and space” grant university. Auburn awards undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As part of its mission statement, the “Auburn Spirit” commits to “high-quality” programs of study with continued “development of its research programs.”
Through Auburn Online, students at Auburn University can enroll in distance education undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional credit, and personal enrichment programs.
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