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College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

Master of Science in Environmental Science

Expand Your Scientific Expertise

Bachelor’s degree holders in related fields and environmental science practitioners looking to expand their careers will benefit from this flexible and affordable data-driven M.S. in Environmental Science program. You will be prepared with the detailed knowledge, skills and tools to make a positive impact on the environment and in your scientific career.

Study Established and Emerging Practices

You’ll take a deep dive into the biological and chemical properties of life and receive training in ecosystem management, environmental chemistry, soil biology, restoration ecology, environmental toxicology and conservation biology.

Gain Skillsets That Will Help You Stand Apart

Designed to be forward-thinking, this masters in environmental science program emphasizes the development of in-demand quantitative and mathematics skills in data science, biometry and geographic information systems. A 6-credit research project allows you to grow your proficiencies by applying the principles of analysis, hypothesis testing and experimental design at the graduate and professional level.

An Affordable, Flexible M.S. That Accommodates Your Schedule

WilmU's Environmental Science master’s program lets you advance your education while working full time, so you can continue to earn while you learn. Choose between face-to-face or 100% online options to suit your needs.

Finish your environmental science degree in as little as 12 months.
11 courses 33 credits

$1,611 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your environmental science degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for Master of Science in Environmental Science Graduates

Explore your career options and plan for your future in environmental science.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

8% job growth

More than 87,000 Annual Openings

$73,000 Median Annual Salary


This exciting master’s degree program is designed to prepare you for the present day and projected future of environmental science, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to be a change-maker in this most critical area of study. — Dr. Milton Muldrow Jr., Science Program Chair
Dr. Milton Muldrow, testimonial

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