Bringing together in-depth study and real-world experience, Towson University’s master’s
program in environmental science gives you specialized knowledge and skills to address
some of the most pressing environmental issues and problems facing metropolitan areas.
Why Earn a Master's Degree in Environmental Science?
From the effects of global warming to preserving the health of the Chesapeake Bay,
environmental issues present problems informed citizens want to solve. The master’s
in environmental science at Towson University will help you be part of the solution.
Our graduates are employed by environmental firms and government agencies across the
region. Practitioners in the field and those looking for career changes gain opportunities
with the Maryland Department of the Environment, Department of Natural Resources, and local and national private environmental companies.
The program is targeted to individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a related field,
professionals currently working in related fields who are looking to enter the environmental
work force, and educators seeking to expand their knowledge of environmental sciences
in metropolitan areas so they can teach the specialty.
The curriculum is interdisciplinary, with core courses led by biologists, geologists
and chemists. Experts from the private sector and government also teach in the program,
providing first-hand counsel and guidance.
Select Your Concentration
Four areas of concentration were developed based on work force needs identified by
regional environmental professionals. You can choose from the following concentrations:
biological resources management concentration
environmental spatial analysis concentration
water resources management and assessment concentration