Environmental Studies

M.S. 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 M.S. in Environmental Studies 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. 

A specialization in Education/Earth Science certification is available to students interested in pursuing an M.A. in Adolescent Education. Interested students should contact the Ruth A. Ammon School of Education for details.

Who are the Environmental Studies faculty?

The faculty in the M.S. 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.

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What will the M.S. in Environmental Studies program cost?

The total cost of the M.A. will include tuition, University fees, books, other supplies, etc.

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How do I apply?

Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies or a related field; some course work in science, mathematics and social science is expected.

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For further information, please contact:

Department of Environmental Studies
Science Building
p – 516.877.4170

Office of Graduate Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
e – graduateadmissions@adelphi.edu
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