Environmental Sciences- Master of Environmental Science

For information, contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES)
254 Upham Hall (513-529-5811)

Program and Support Facilities

Faculty, staff, and students are involved in professional service projects, internships, practica, and research, including agricultural ecology, GIS and resource analysis, conservation biology, sustainability, land use issues, pollution prevention, watershed management, water quality, stream and wetland restoration, and conflict resolution of environmental problems.

Facilities include dedicated rooms for graduate-student team projects for external clients (professional service projects), GPS and field equipment, a weather station at the Ecology Research Center, and instrumentation for the analysis of water quality in the Center for Aquatic and Watershed Sciences.

Admission Requirements

At least a 2.75 grade point average (4.00 scale) or 3.00 in the last two undergraduate years, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent, and a current resume of education and experience are required.

Program Requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of 42 semester hours including: 21 hours in core courses, minimum of 15 hours in a concentration, a minimum of 6 hours of interdisciplinary professional experience or research leading to an internship, practicum, or thesis.
  2. Pass an oral comprehensive examination at the end of the first year of the program.
  3. Satisfactory completion and defense of an internship, practicum or thesis.

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