Online Master's Degrees in Environmental Studies 2020

Students who seek to expand their career opportunities can build upon their bachelor’s degrees by completing a master program within the same field. Through one to three years of specialized coursework and research, they advance their knowledge and may become qualified experts. What is a Master in Environmental Studies? This program, typically defined as a Master of Science, offers a high-le… Read more

Students who seek to expand their career opportunities can build upon their bachelor’s degrees by completing a master program within the same field. Through one to three years of specialized coursework and research, they advance their knowledge and may become qualified experts.

What is a Master in Environmental Studies? This program, typically defined as a Master of Science, offers a high-level interdisciplinary study of major environmental issues that society currently faces. Potential coursework may involve biology, geology, economics, political science and more, fitting the multi-faceted challenges presented, and this is combined with fieldwork, research and a thesis paper. Students may be able to adjust their curriculum for specializations such as environmental planning, wetlands management, sustainable agriculture and more.

A Master in Environmental Studies provides an opportunity to acquire transferable career skills. Commonly, students gain competency in planning, analysis and developing arguments across multiple work environments. Many careers also benefit from the interdisciplinary perspective developed in this field.

This master program, and the duration and associated costs, can vary considerably between schools and students. Typically, expect about two years of course, lab and thesis work. To learn more, research the program on the university’s site or contact the appropriate admission office.

With a Master in Environmental Studies, students may become equipped with the knowledge and expertise needed to pursue scientific, technical or political careers regarding the environment. Among political and economic options, graduates may seek to become environmental consultants or town planners to advise on ecological standards. Various environmental engineers and researchers, meanwhile, work toward implementing or improving safe and functional industries and utilities. Those fond of fieldwork may be interested in becoming marine biologists, toxicologists or other such researchers investigating environmental impact.

As environmental studies is a broad field, many colleges can host such programs, possibly with focuses in technical or management aspects. Online programs may be offered, with a leaning toward theory in favor of fieldwork. To begin, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Illinois Springfield
USA Online, USA

The curriculum for the M.S. in Environmental Sciences allows students to gain a strong scientific understanding of ways to study, evaluate, and interpret environmental realiti ... +

The curriculum for the M.S. in Environmental Sciences allows students to gain a strong scientific understanding of ways to study, evaluate, and interpret environmental realities and their impacts, as well as to manage and mitigate environmental problems. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
40 hours
English
Online
 
Neumann
Tacna, Peru

Neumann Business School has set up the Master's Degree in Online Mining and Environmental Management, complying with the demanding standards of international education, thanks ... +

Neumann Business School has set up the Master's Degree in Online Mining and Environmental Management, complying with the demanding standards of international education, thanks to a Consultancy Team made up of professionals trained in the world's leading universities. It has also brought together leading speakers for the development of virtual sessions, which by their design and tools, allow access to the latest knowledge about business. -
Master
Full-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate chan ... +

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate change for human institutions and ecosystems and the potentially transformative role of sustainable energy systems. Students develop a firm grasp of climate change science and the potential impacts of climate change in this century and beyond. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The MA/MSc in Environment and Management program is an interdisciplinary graduate degree designed to enhance strategic decision making in the environmental field. The program ... +

The MA/MSc in Environment and Management program is an interdisciplinary graduate degree designed to enhance strategic decision making in the environmental field. The program emphasizes teamwork and focuses on technical and policy questions using systems and sustainability perspectives to prepare you for leadership and management in your environmental career. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
01 Jun 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global ... +

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global Health Academy and partner global associates, to deliver first-class teaching and research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Ecosystem Health. -
MSc
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
28 Aug 2020
Online
 
IMF Business School
Madrid, Spain

The master in environmental management of IMF seeks to train professionals who respond to the increase in demand that has been occurring in recent years in organizations and c ... +

The master in environmental management of IMF seeks to train professionals who respond to the increase in demand that has been occurring in recent years in organizations and companies in the field of environment. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

If you want to make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Mountain Development is for you. It has global re ... +

If you want to make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Mountain Development is for you. It has global recognition as a key activity of the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Climate Change presented here prepares the student with a previous environmental base that allows him to understand the fundamental issues of climate change and, ... +

The Master in Climate Change presented here prepares the student with a previous environmental base that allows him to understand the fundamental issues of climate change and, in this way, get, after the study of the second part, an integrative vision of the problem at the level Environmental, political-social and economic. -
MSc
Part-time
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

Businesses, governments, development agencies and NGOs alike now seek to integrate low-carbon and climate-resilient approaches into their work. The Climate Change and Developm ... +

Businesses, governments, development agencies and NGOs alike now seek to integrate low-carbon and climate-resilient approaches into their work. The Climate Change and Development programme equips students with a grounding in the conceptual and practical dimensions of mitigation of and adaptation to climate change as they relate to development issues. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
21 Apr 2020
17 Feb 2020
Online
 
Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου
Cyprus Online, Cyprus

The Master's program "Management and Protection of the Environment", using a multidisciplinary approach and the methodology of open and distance education, aspires to contribu ... +

The Master's program "Management and Protection of the Environment", using a multidisciplinary approach and the methodology of open and distance education, aspires to contribute to the promotion of the environment at the social and state level and to transfer to its students the high level know-how necessary for the environmental management . The aim is to seek both management and technical solutions, as well as protecting the environment from misconduct. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Greek
Online
 
Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Dublin, Ireland

As a Postgraduate Single Module (PGSM) student, you will undertake Masters-level (level 9 on the national framework of qualifications) modules for personal achievement or cont ... +

As a Postgraduate Single Module (PGSM) student, you will undertake Masters-level (level 9 on the national framework of qualifications) modules for personal achievement or continual professional development (CPD) without having to commit to studying towards an exit award. This means you can study online, on your own schedule, for one semester on a topic of interest, including Information Technology, Management of Operations or Environmental Management. -
Master
Part-time
English
Online
 
University College of Southeast Norway
Rauland, Norway +6 More

The programme focuses on environmentally-friendly energy production from both renewable and finite resources and on cleansing processes that reduce air and water pollution.

The programme focuses on environmentally-friendly energy production from both renewable and finite resources and on cleansing processes that reduce air and water pollution. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Online
 
Ecole Supérieure Ouverte à Distance
France Online, France +14 More

The holder of the European Master in Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation of the principles of sustainable development in th ... +

The holder of the European Master in Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation of the principles of sustainable development in the company's policy and strategy. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
French
Online
 
UCD University College Dublin Online
Ireland Online, Ireland

This new online Masters in Science is a flexible, innovative, negotiated learning course that takes on board the training needs of a broad spectrum of end-users by giving you ... +

This new online Masters in Science is a flexible, innovative, negotiated learning course that takes on board the training needs of a broad spectrum of end-users by giving you the opportunity to select modules that best align with your training needs and career objectives. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
INEAD
France Online, France +22 More

European Master ** issued by the European Federation of Schools (FEDE) - an association governed by Swiss law (CCS.art 60-79). The European Masters is a European diploma valid ... +

European Master ** issued by the European Federation of Schools (FEDE) - an association governed by Swiss law (CCS.art 60-79). The European Masters is a European diploma validated by the IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education) is an American accreditation body. -
Master
2 years
French
Online