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Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #79 (WUR) Minneapolis, MN, United States
If you’re interested in environmental issues, this Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management major at University of Minnesota has many options. Learn about global environmental challenges and possible solutions. 
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Overview

Your studies in the Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management major at University of Minnesota will open the door to forward-thinking career paths that make a real difference in the world.

Tracks

  • Conservation and Resource Management: This track focuses on land use and the sustainable management of natural resources. It looks at forests, farms, cities, and wetlands. In this track, you’ll investigate the causes and solutions to environmental problems created by human action.
  • Environmental Education and Communication: This track focuses on teaching the public about environmental issues. You’ll learn about environmental science and ethics, and gain the skills to teach and communicate with diverse audiences in many settings.
  • Environmental Science: This track focuses on science and the solutions to complex environmental problems. You will use biology, chemistry, physics and math to analyze the impact of human activity on natural landscapes. You’ll also learn how to communicate scientific information to resource managers, policy makers, and the public.
  • Policy, Planning, Law and Society: This track looks at the ways humans and nature interact. You’ll focus on environmental issues and solutions through the lens of policy, law, economics, politics, and management. Topics include ethics, conflict management, and innovative solutions to land use and conservation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Issues in the Environment
  • Environmental Sciences: Integrated Problem Solving
  • General Biology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    59

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completed Application for Admission
  • $55 U.S. nonrefundable application fee
  • High school (9th-12th grade) courses and grades (Required)
  • English proficiency test scores (Required)
  • ACT and/or SAT scores (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15104 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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