Professional Science Masters in Environmental Sciences
Oregon State University

Program Details

The online Professional Science Masters in Environmental Sciences program is designed to provide students with cutting-edge training in scientific disciplines and education in business disciplines that are not included in traditional science master’s or doctoral programs.  The program will allow those with professional experience in environmental sciences to develop the necessary business acumen to be credible leaders that can bridge the gap between scientists and decision-makers.  Students will engage in real-world work situations that involve technical challenges, teamwork, communications and decision-making during their internships that replace traditional research projects and thesis.  The curriculum allows students to develop in-depth knowledge in one of these tracks:

  • Biogeochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Social Science
  • Water Resources


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • GRE scores, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities