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Environmental Studies and Sciences

MS in Environmental Studies

Take your passion for the environment to the next level with a graduate degree in environmental studies.

A Master of Science degree in Environmental Studies will provide you with marketable job skills in fields such as environmental health and safety, environmental management and green energy. Our small class sizes guarantee close interaction with experienced faculty. And flexible schedules with evening class options and full- or part-time enrollment help you meet the demands of a career while earning your degree.

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Why should I enroll in Adelphi’s MS in Environmental Studies and Sciences program?

We offer unique specializations in global human environment and global physical environment that are highly sought in today’s (and tomorrow’s) job market.

Concentrate in the global physical environment or the global human environment with a further specialization in environment and health or business/environmental economics.

» View course requirements for the MS in Environmental Studies and Sciences

A specialization in Education/Earth Science certification is available to students interested in pursuing an MA in Adolescent Education. Interested students should contact the College of Education and Health Sciences for details.

Who are the Environmental Studies faculty?

The faculty in the MS in Environmental Studies program includes active researchers in coastal geology, climate and sea-level change, southern ocean paleoceanography, environmental archaeology, human ecology, energy utilization, public policy and other areas of study.

» Learn more about our Environmental Studies faculty

What are the expected costs?

Tuition information may be obtained from our Student Financial Services webpage.

» Find specific tuition and financial aid details

How do I apply?

To be considered for admission, students are encouraged to submit the graduate application

» Apply now to Adelphi’s MS in Environmental Studies program


For further information, please contact:

Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences
Science Building
p – 516.877.4170

Office of Graduate Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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