University of West Florida

College of Science, Engineering & Health

Environmental Science, M.S.


11000 University Parkway

Pensacola, FL 32514

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Environmental Science (thesis or non-thesis options)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Environmental Science (M.S.) program offers an in-depth look at earth and environmental sciences. The program provides students with the opportunity to study modern methods and techniques used by today’s scientists and environmental professionals. Departmental areas of concentration include coastal science, paleoclimatology, landscape ecology, geographic information science, aquatic biogeochemistry, and soils science. Students will find excellent opportunities to explore contemporary environmental issues and participate in scientific research with departmental faculty. The Environmental Science program includes both thesis and non-thesis tracks. The non-thesis track provides a foundation for employment in the private and public sectors of the environmental fields. In addition, the thesis track prepares students for advanced study leading to the doctoral degree.


The University of West Florida is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association.

International Student Requirements:

*Submission of International Graduate Application and Application Processing Fee *Submission of official college transcripts for each institution attended *Submission of official credential evaluation *Submission of english proficiency test official scores *Meet the immigration requirements *Meet the health requirements *Submission of all departmental requirements

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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