Montana State announces new online master's degree in environmental sciences

Montana State University announces a new online master's degree in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences.
May 7, 2012 - PRLog -- Montana State University now offers an online master's degree in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences. The interdisciplinary degree is designed for students interested in understanding and managing landscapes at multiple scales. The program is flexible to fit each student's professional goals, and can include topics such as water resources and analysis, agricultural and land management, natural resources management and many others.

Depending on each student's professional interests, all coursework can be taken online, or students can choose from courses offered on the MSU-Bozeman campus. Each student is assigned an advisor who will help create a personalized program of study. The 30-credit degree is designed to be completed in two years.

Students choose nine credits of restricted electives, choosing from courses such as Environmental Risk Assessment, Watershed Analysis and Landscape and Ecosystem Ecology. Students also choose 18 credits of electives, such as Microbes in the Environment, The Ecology of Plants and Plant Communities or a field capstone in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, among many others. Students complete the program with a three-credit professional paper.

The program begins Fall 2012, and students can apply now.

For more information, or to receive a packet of informational materials, visit or contact Lisa Brown at (406) 994-6683 or email
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