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Environmental Science

Northern State University

48 months
20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
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Environmental Science from Northern State University merges biological, physical, and information sciences with the study of environmental systems, issues, and solutions to major environmental problems. 


At Environmental Science from Northern State University you'll study the fascinating interrelation between the natural sciences. You'll examine the relationship between living organisms and the ecosystems in which they live, addressing how humans affect the environment and how you can help reduce or even reverse negative impacts.

NSU environmental science majors graduate with the ability to serve as a crucial information resource for managers, policymakers, and citizens as they work to address pressing environmental issues.


Graduates will leave this program well prepared to enter careers as wildlife biologists, natural resource scientists, naturalists, aquatic ecologists or conservation biologists, or to pursue graduate education.

Environmental science graduates can seek careers with government agencies, environmental consulting firms, nonprofit organizations and more.  Most are employed equally between the government and private, for-profit sectors. Other potential job titles include wildlife manager, wildlife biologist, environmental consultant, soil conservationist, forester, ecologist, environmental educator/naturalist, aquatic ecologist, plant sicentist/botanist, zoologist, conservation scientist, geographic information scientist.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology
  • Environmental Science and Conservation
  • General Chemistry
  • GIS
  • Business Statistics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Plant Systematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • English proficiency tests
    • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
    • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
    • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
    • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
    • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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