A program grounded firmly in the University’s commitment to experiential education, the M.S. in Environmental Science program provides students with extensive hands-on learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. Our shoreline location allows students to gain experience working in a variety of settings along the marsh and ocean areas of Long Island Sound — experiences that are complemented by work in our laboratories. Students also have the unique opportunity to study at the Gerace Research Centre on San Salvador Island in the Bahamas. With studies in environmental ecology, environmental geoscience, environmental health and management, geographical information systems, and other topics, the program allows students to customize their education to their individual career interests.See More
As a required component of the program, students complete a research project, thesis, or internship. These experiences have led our students to fulfilling careers in private environmental firms, government agencies, and more. Many students have also chosen to pursue doctoral study at other institutions following graduation.
Certificate in Geographical Information Systems
This 12-credit program provides you with knowledge of basic and advanced GIS techniques, developing procedures, and databases for specific applications as well as technologies and analyses supporting GIS.
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From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.Learn More
Full List of Courses and Learning Outcomes for Environmental Science, M.S.
The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a M.S. in Environmental Science, check out the Academic Catalog:
Environmental Science, M.S. - General Concentration
Environmental Science, M.S. - Environmental Ecology Concentration
Environmental Science, M.S. - Environmental Geoscience Concentration
Environmental Science, M.S. - Environmental Health and Management Concentration
Environmental Science, M.S., Marine Biology Concentration
Environmental Science, M.S. - Geographical Information Systems and Applications Concentration
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Environmental Science Graduate Student Earns Prestigious Environmental Fellowship
Olivia Walton ’19 M.S., who earned a bachelor’s degree in natural resources from Cornell University, is the first University of New Haven student to earn a Switzer Environmental Fellowship from the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.
An advanced degree from the University of New Haven will help you take your career to the next level. Each program offers convenient scheduling, personalized attention, and state-of-the-art facilities.
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