Masters of Science in Environmental Science – Villanova University

The Villanova University Master of Science in Environmental Science (MSES; program is accepting applications for Fall 2019. The program emphasizes integrated thinking and learning at the nexus of science, policy, and society. Our graduates see beyond linear and fragmented approaches to solving environmental problems and understand the complex interactions between people and the environment. Students may elect either a thesis or non-thesis (capstone or portfolio) option that can be completed full-time or part-time. We offer specialty tracks in Ecosystem Sciences, Resource Management, and Geospatial Sciences that prepare graduates to be competitive in multiple career paths. The MSES faculty includes professors with expertise in several academic disciplines and a range of scholarly interests that span geography, biology, chemistry, and geology. Research undertaken by faculty and MSES students spans these disciplines (see for more information about ongoing research).  For more information about the MSES program, and to apply, see the program website (, or contact the Program Coordinator, Ms. Kathleen Cooper ( Prospective students are also encourage to contact potential research mentors ( directly. To be considered for graduate assistantships (including tuition and stipend), applications must be received by March 1, 2019.