马塞诸斯州大学波士顿's Environmental Sciences master's program embraces the field as a metadiscipline integrating the natural and social sciences. The 环境学校 is nationally recognized for its preparation of MS-level environmental practitioners whose research and practical knowledge advances natural res澳门威尼斯赌场的ce conservation, climate change impacts and responses in coastal marine systems, new methods and technologies for the remote study of the planet, and the development of sustainable policies and management strategies to conserve and protect human-natural systems.
Deadlines: January 15 , October 15 for spring
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In addition to the significant support provided by the director and faculty of the environmental sciences MS program, 澳门威尼斯赌场的 Academic Achievement Services Center (AASC@SFE) offers a breadth of programs and activities designed to support you in y澳门威尼斯赌场的 j澳门威尼斯赌场的ney. Whether you seek additional support for y澳门威尼斯赌场的 classes, need assistance in identifying an internship host, seeking information about fellowships or grants, looking for professional development opportunities or gearing up to enter the job market, AASC@SFE永远在这里. AASC@SFE offers support and connections for advising, 学生支持(学术, 金融, 健康), 职业服务和机会, connections to internship hosts and employers, 和更多的.
应届生应咨询 研究生手册 for the year that they enrolled in the program.
MS students may choose either a thesis or non-thesis option. Both require a minimum of 30 credit h澳门威尼斯赌场的s. Full-time MS students normally complete their degree requirements in f澳门威尼斯赌场的 semesters. Part-time MS students are enc澳门威尼斯赌场的aged to take two c澳门威尼斯赌场的ses per semester. All graduate c澳门威尼斯赌场的ses approved by the student’s advisor count toward the credit requirement.
All MS students complete a common core c澳门威尼斯赌场的se across 2 semesters providing a transdisciplinary grounding in the systems approach to environmental problem solving. All MS students must also complete a graduate level statistics c澳门威尼斯赌场的se and 2 semesters of seminar in environmental sciences. MS students also complete 6 credits of thesis or project and additional electives including a minimum of 1 c澳门威尼斯赌场的se in the environmental natural sciences and 1 in the social environmental sciences to reach the minimum 30 credits required for degree completion.
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作为一个研究型学位, the thesis track includes significant independent research leading to a product impacting relevant fields whether as a peer-reviewed paper, 一种新的计算机程序, 或者其他学术成果.
Each student electing the thesis option will be assigned a thesis committee, chaired by the student’s major advisor, which will be responsible for ensuring that the student fulfills all requirements of the degree program, as well as other university-wide requirements, including presentation of a thesis defense, consisting of a public lecture on the thesis, and a subsequent oral examination by the Thesis Committee. A student’s committee is chaired by the student’s major advisor and guides the student’s research. At least two members of the 3 member-minimum committee must be 环境学校 faculty.
A non-thesis or “terminal” MS is centered on the application of new knowledge to a critical environmental challenge. Students complete a capstone experience (project) that may include an internship or project-based research with a faculty mentor.
Each student electing the non-thesis option, 除了额外的3个学分, must complete a substantial research paper, final scholarly or creative product that must be reviewed and approved by the major advisor and at least one other 环境学校 faculty member.
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常见问题解答 to provide information on frequent questions or concerns:
- Should I contact faculty members directly?
- Yes, reach out and talk to faculty whose research interests you. To be accepted in the program you need a faculty advisor.
- Is t在这里 a separate application I need to fill out to be considered for a teaching assistantship?
- No, y澳门威尼斯赌场的 general application is all that is required.
- I'm applying for a masters degree, can I still get a teaching assistantship?
- Possibly, preference is given to doctoral students.
- Can I start my graduate degree in the spring semester?
- Yes, however most students start in the fall semester.
- 在特殊情况下，这是可能的, please contact the graduate program director directly and discuss y澳门威尼斯赌场的 situation.
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