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B.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Freshwater Science and Sustainability

Western Michigan University

48 months
Duration
16666 USD/year
16666 USD/year
13334 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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Start date

About

At Freshwater Science and Sustainability from Western Michigan University you'll join students who will tackle the regional, national and global sustainability challenges of freshwater in the 21st century. 

Overview

During Freshwater Science and Sustainability from Western Michigan University you'll blend a rigorous academic core with electives meant to further your individual career goals—whether conservation biology, aquatic ecology, resource management, water quality, public health, environmental writing, policymaking, law or others. You'll become part of a community of practitioners devoted to the wise stewardship of our most precious resource.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities for graduates of WMU's freshwater science and sustainability program include:

  • Aquatic biologists
  • Conservation scientists
  • Freshwater quality analysts
  • Watershed managers
  • Sustainability coordinators
  • Environmental and resource managers
  • Corporate social responsibility coordinators
  • Environmental consultants or advocates

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nature, Society, and Sustainability 
  • Environmental Systems and Cycles 
  • Environmental Ecology 
  • Environmental Policy 
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Ethics 
  • Meteorology and Climatology 
  • Ocean Systems 
  • Data Analysis for Biosciences 
  • Ecology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of passport identification page
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • Complete high school or post-secondary education transcripts
    • $100 non-refundable application fee
    • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
    • ACT or SAT Scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8333 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8333 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6667 USD per semester during 48 months.

Tuition per credit for summer option:

  • Residents - $555.58
  • Non-resident/international - $694.48

Living costs for Kalamazoo

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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