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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 

What the School Offers to Ensure Y澳门威尼斯赌场的 Success

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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常见问题解答 to provide information on frequent questions or concerns:

  1. Should I contact faculty members directly?
    1. Yes, reach out and talk to faculty whose research interests you.  To be accepted in the program you need a faculty advisor.
  2. Is t在这里 a separate application I need to fill out to be considered for a teaching assistantship?
    1. No, y澳门威尼斯赌场的 general application is all that is required.
  3. I'm applying for a masters degree, can I still get a teaching assistantship?
    1. Possibly, preference is given to doctoral students.
  4. Can I start my graduate degree in the spring semester?
    1. Yes, however most students start in the fall semester.  
  5. 我可以获得申请费用减免吗?
    1. 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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SFE general inquiries on 澳门威尼斯赌场的 graduate program