Students pursuing the Master of Science in Environmental Science can use their skills and knowledge to help solve contemporary environmental problems. A wide variety of careers are available to graduates in both the private and public sectors.
The Environmental Science master’s online covers key topics in areas including geographic information science, soil science, coastal science, and meteorology/climatology. Students also gain a strong foundation in subjects such as chemistry, geosciences, and remote sensing. The program studies the effects of human-environment interactions, as well as policy and politics in environmental planning.
Graduates can find employment in areas such as:
- Environmental scientist
- GIS professional
- Urban planner
- Natural resource manager
- Conservation scientist
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of West Florida is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent