Credits required
45 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 45 quarter credits are equal to 30 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Professional Science Master's in Environmental Sciences – Online

Careers

Given the public’s increased interest in environmental issues – and the urgent need to solve the world’s most pressing challenges – earning an environmental sciences master’s degree will enable you to meet the rising demand for environmental scientists and specialists.

Increasing demand for scientists with business acumen

Earning your M.S. in Environmental Sciences will prepare you to enter the workforce as a research-minded professional who can use social information – such as demographics, environmental policy and economic systems – to develop conservation plans and make decisions for the good of the environment. You’ll also be equipped to engage in scientific research in such areas as biogeochemistry, ecology and water resources to improve the understanding of complex systems.

As a graduate of the PSM in Environmental Sciences program, you’ll be able to advance your career or begin a new one by gaining the requisite skills and knowledge to develop sustainable solutions that balance environmental, health, business and social interests as continued population growth puts more pressure on the environment.

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