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After receiving a bachelor's degree, some students choose to enhance their knowledge by pursuing an online master’s degree. This type of degree tends to take one to two years and goes into further depth about certain topics in the field. Some students also obtain the degree on their way to getting a Ph.D. What is an online Master in Natural Sciences? An online master's degree in natural scie… Read more

After receiving a bachelor's degree, some students choose to enhance their knowledge by pursuing an online master’s degree. This type of degree tends to take one to two years and goes into further depth about certain topics in the field. Some students also obtain the degree on their way to getting a Ph.D.

What is an online Master in Natural Sciences? An online master's degree in natural sciences focuses on different fields in the sciences, such as chemistry, biology, geography, environmental sciences, astronomy, ecology and molecular sciences. The education is provided in an online forum, although some programs might also have a lab requirement. Students study a chosen specialty and learn to further their research skills, as well as gain more extensive knowledge of the field beyond what they would learn in a bachelor's program.

Students who graduate with an online Master in Natural Sciences often gain beneficial skills beyond just their enhanced knowledge of their chosen field of focus. They gain research, analytical and problem-solving skills, all of which are often essential in any chosen career field. They also commonly learn more about the practical usage of their science skills outside of the lab.

The fees and other costs associated with a master's degree depend on the institution, country, field of study and length of program. To better budget the total cost of study, it is important to communicate directly with the admissions office of the programs in which you are interested.

There are several career fields in which a holder of a master's degree in natural sciences might work. Many work as researchers either in an educational environment or for pharmaceutical companies, medical technology companies or other businesses within the science and medical industries. With a master's degree, it is possible to work as a lab manager or junior project leader on certain research and development or experimental programs in the chosen field. Some scholars continue in the academic field and earn their doctorate.

An online master's degree in natural sciences requires motivation and passion to learn, and it can launch graduate's careers in the applied sciences fields. To learn more, 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 West Florida Online
Pensacola, USA

The University of West Florida's online Master of Science in Geographic Information Science offers affordability and convenience to students. Graduates enter careers in areas ... +

The University of West Florida's online Master of Science in Geographic Information Science offers affordability and convenience to students. Graduates enter careers in areas such as environmental resource management, urban and regional planning, emergency response management, consulting, and local government after just 36 months of full-time study. -
MSc
Full-time
36 months
English
Online
 
Aurora University Online
Aurora, USA

Become a leader for mathematics education in your school and district with the online Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from Aurora University. Deepen your understanding ... +

Become a leader for mathematics education in your school and district with the online Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from Aurora University. Deepen your understanding of mathematical concepts and their usage throughout the K-12 spectrum and develop the mathematics content and pedagogy needed to excite and instill a passion for math in the next generation of learners. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Florida Online
Gainesville, USA

The online Master of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science with a concentration in Medical Microbiology is tailored to professionals, allowing you to work while earning you ... +

The online Master of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science with a concentration in Medical Microbiology is tailored to professionals, allowing you to work while earning your degree or certificate. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Learn the best conservation practices to maintain biodiversity and natural ecosystems through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Conservation Biology ... +

Learn the best conservation practices to maintain biodiversity and natural ecosystems through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Conservation Biology. The fully online degree will prepare you to advance your career opportunities at various agencies and organizations. Learn more today. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

Become a confident and daring indie game developer, producing vibrant and engaging experiences for gamers. The course is part of Falmouth’s Games Academy, one of the largest d ... +

Become a confident and daring indie game developer, producing vibrant and engaging experiences for gamers. The course is part of Falmouth’s Games Academy, one of the largest dedicated game development studio spaces of any UK university. In 2020 it was featured in The Princeton Review as one of the top 50 games schools in the world. As an MA Indie Game Development student, you'll benefit from our 'doing it for real' approach. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Norwich University Online
Northfield, USA

The online Master of Civil Engineering from Norwich University can equip you with the technical, project management, and leadership skills to take your career to the next leve ... +

The online Master of Civil Engineering from Norwich University can equip you with the technical, project management, and leadership skills to take your career to the next level. From our committed, experienced faculty and our real-world curriculum, you can develop specialized engineering skills from a program that's ranked in the top 15 online Master's of Civil Engineering programs nationwide according to College Choice. -
Master
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
Purdue University Online
West Lafayette, USA

Broaden your knowledge and practice in teaching and learning mathematics. This concentration offers a range of opportunities to develop your expertise in mathematics and in th ... +

Broaden your knowledge and practice in teaching and learning mathematics. This concentration offers a range of opportunities to develop your expertise in mathematics and in the methods of teaching mathematics to meet the needs of diverse learners. -
MSc
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
Online
 
INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Madrid, Spain +1 More

The master's degree in Neurocriminology of Aggressive Behavior is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the ... +

The master's degree in Neurocriminology of Aggressive Behavior is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) ). -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Sep 2021
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The online Master of Science in Geospatial Intelligence at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs provides students with the concepts, models, experience and learning to lea ... +

The online Master of Science in Geospatial Intelligence at Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs provides students with the concepts, models, experience and learning to lead and shape this emerging discipline. This 12-course program features renowned faculty who have extensive geospatial experience and publication records, an innovative curriculum, and a comprehensive range of resources, tools, and opportunities for students. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Charles Sturt University

The Master of GIS and Remote Sensing from Charles Sturt University contains a high level of technological content designed to furnish research and practice in a variety of ind ... +

The Master of GIS and Remote Sensing from Charles Sturt University contains a high level of technological content designed to furnish research and practice in a variety of industries. Learn how to design and conduct remote sensing data gathering, alongside the best spatial science techniques and equipment. This course will position you to use spatial science in arenas such as land mapping, satellite and aerial photographic image processing, remote sensing, land and resource management and spatial data analysis. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

This is an internet-based distance learning programme in which you learn how to analyse and model spatial phenomena, focusing on natural resources, using GIS (Geographical Inf ... +

This is an internet-based distance learning programme in which you learn how to analyse and model spatial phenomena, focusing on natural resources, using GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and remote sensing and environmental modelling. You can adopt the learning methods that work best for you and choose your own pace of study for any given semester. The programme offers hands-on training using up-to-date software and affords the opportunity to achieve deep theoretical understanding, as well as excellent technical skills, of e.g. spatial programming, SDI, database management, cartography and environmental modelling. The programme is taught by world-class faculties in Sweden (Lund University) and the Netherlands (University of Twente). -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Atlantic International University Masters Programs
Honolulu, USA

The Master of Mathematics (MS) program objective is to help students obtain specialized knowledge and solid math teaching skills that prepare them for their professional devel ... +

The Master of Mathematics (MS) program objective is to help students obtain specialized knowledge and solid math teaching skills that prepare them for their professional development. The Master of Mathematics (MS) program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic records and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Carrick Institute
Cape Canaveral, USA

The Carrick Institute has successfully completed a full Institutional and Curriculum review and site inspection by the Florida Department of Education’s Commission for Indepen ... +

The Carrick Institute has successfully completed a full Institutional and Curriculum review and site inspection by the Florida Department of Education’s Commission for Independent Education. This process has taken us several years and we are pleased to have received a Provisional License from the Florida Department of Education’s Commission for Independent Education to offer the Master of Science degree in Clinical Neuroscience as it continues its mission of National and Regional Accreditation. Our Master of Science in Clinical Neuroscience degree program is designed for healthcare professionals that desire an academic Master's degree in clinical neuroscience. There is a significant demand for clinical academics trained in neuroscience at universities, research labs, and clinical practice. Our program is a unique experience based upon our 40 years of experience educating healthcare professionals in neuroscience. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Campbellsville University Online
Campbellsville, USA

The online master’s of teaching middle grades from Campbellsville University was designed for those who wish to transition into a teaching career and already have a bachelor’s ... +

The online master’s of teaching middle grades from Campbellsville University was designed for those who wish to transition into a teaching career and already have a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 18 months
English
Aug 2021
Online
 
The Abbe School of Photonics
Jena, Germany

The Master of Science in Photonics (M.Sc. Photonics) is a Master's degree course providing multidisciplinary coverage in the field of optics and photonics. The two-year progra ... +

The Master of Science in Photonics (M.Sc. Photonics) is a Master's degree course providing multidisciplinary coverage in the field of optics and photonics. The two-year program comprises four educational stages. The course schedule ranges from fundamental scientific subjects to application-oriented photonics engineering aspects. The program is designed to incorporate students of different backgrounds and nationalities and provides them with a solid knowledge in optics and photonics for scientific research and for its technological applications in industry. All students enrolled in the two-year program receive dedicated tutorial support and are trained for leading positions in industry and academia. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
Online