Master of Science in Environmental Science
University of West Florida

Program Details

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
  • Hydrologist
  • Teacher

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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