Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 degree credits is required. Candidates must consult with the graduate advisor (not thesis advisor) in designing appropriate programs of study.

Students must attain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the core courses listed below, and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

Seminar: In addition to the minimum 30 degree credits required, all students who receive departmental or research-based awards must enroll each semester in EVSC 600 Environmental Science Seminar.

M.S. in Environmental Science (courses only)

Core Courses
EM 631Legal Aspects in Environmental Engineering3
EVSC 610Environmental Chemical Science3
EVSC 612Environmental Analysis3
EVSC 616Toxicology for Engineers and Scientists3
EVSC 627Environmental Microbiology3
Elective 1
Select five of the following:15
Special Topics in Environmental Science I
Hazardous Waste Management
Environmental Problem Solving
Quantitative Environmental Risk Assessment
Global Environmental Problems
Masters Project
Special Topics in Environmental Science II
Advanced Environmental Analysis
Independent Study I
Independent Study II
Sustainability and Life Cycle Analysis
Stormwater Management
Introduction to Solid and Hazardous Waste Problems
Site Remediation
Physical and Chemical Treatment
Biological Treatment
Geographic Information System
CHEM 664
Biology Of Pollution
Resource Sustainability
Biological Invasion
Scale Of Biodiversity
Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health
Introduction to Environmental Policy Studies
Sustainable Politics and Policy
Environmental Economics and Management
Physical Geography
Total Credits30
1

Courses are offered at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark and selected with the graduate advisors (not thesis advisors) approval.

M.S. in Environmental Science (Master's thesis)

Core Courses
EM 631Legal Aspects in Environmental Engineering3
EVSC 610Environmental Chemical Science3
EVSC 612Environmental Analysis3
EVSC 616Toxicology for Engineers and Scientists3
EVSC 627Environmental Microbiology3
Thesis 1
EVSC 701Masters Thesis6
Elective 2
Select three of the following:9
Special Topics in Environmental Science I
Hazardous Waste Management
Environmental Problem Solving
Quantitative Environmental Risk Assessment
Global Environmental Problems
Masters Project
Special Topics in Environmental Science II
Advanced Environmental Analysis
Independent Study I
Independent Study II
Sustainability and Life Cycle Analysis
Stormwater Management
Introduction to Solid and Hazardous Waste Problems
Site Remediation
Physical and Chemical Treatment
Biological Treatment
Geographic Information System
CHEM 664
Biology Of Pollution
Resource Sustainability
Biological Invasion
Scale Of Biodiversity
Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health
Introduction to Environmental Policy Studies
Sustainable Politics and Policy
Environmental Economics and Management
Physical Geography
Total Credits30
1

Required of those receiving departmental or research-based support.

2

Courses are offered at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark and selected with the graduate advisors (not thesis advisors) approval.