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Master of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy with Emphasis in Science and Policy Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff Campus Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff Campus, USA

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USD 31638

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USD 65 Waived

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24 months


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Program Overview

The Master of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy (MS ES&P) is an interdisciplinary degree program that combines natural and social science core courses with a breadth of specialized classes from across the University. Lasting solutions to most environmental problems are likely to be found at the nexus of the natural and social sciences. The MS ES&P program provides applied, cross-disciplinary training to prepare students to solve environmental problems using the scientific method combined with an in-depth knowledge of relevant socio-political systems. Students gain this knowledge through their individual thesis research and coursework in quantitative research methods, natural sciences and social sciences.

Science & Policy Emphasis Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of environmental systems through coursework and thesis research.
  • Students will work closely with their research advisor to develop a personal plan of study and research, in which the student applies a core body of methodological and theoretical knowledge to a thesis in the student’s individual area of research interest.
  • In the Science & Policy Emphasis, students’ core body of methodological and theoretical knowledge revolves around a scientific examination of natural resources (physical and biological) and integration of this natural science knowledge with an examination of the human dimensions of environmental problems through the study of social sciences, policy, and management.
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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 28 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2024, Aug 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.



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    The Center for International Education (CIE) offers several scholarships for international students. More details regarding CIE scholarships, as well as additional NAU scholarships and outside resources can be found below.

    International Excellence Award
    The International Excellence Award was established to provide opportunities for high-achieving underrepresented international students to attend NAU. It is a merit-based tuition waiver for first time F-1 undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking international students admitted directly into a university degree program on the Flagstaff campus. Students who meet the criteria are automatically considered once they submit a complete application for admission. This scholarship is awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.

    To be eligible for this award, you must meet the eligibility requirements outlined below. Awards are highly competitive and eligibility does not guarantee an award. Other factors may be taken into consideration.

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