Master of Arts in Environmental Studies
University of Illinois at Springfield

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Environmental Studies program helps students gain an understanding of ways to balance social and economic needs with environmental realities.  Students also learn how to use resources imaginatively for sustainable development and become aware of the role of values in issue formulation and policy making.  Graduates will be able to develop basic literacy in the natural and social sciences and the humanities as they contribute to an understanding of environmental affairs, critically analyze environmental problems, and identify and evaluate environmental problems.  Concentrations are available in:

  • Sustainable Development and Policy
  • Environmental Planning and Management
  • Environmental Humanities

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Illinois at Springfield is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Undergraduate or work background sufficient for advanced course work in environmental studies