Masters Programs

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Environmental Sciences Masters Programs

The Masters offerings at Ohio State range from thesis-based M.S. or M.A. degree programs to discipline-specific Masters to one-year professional degrees. None of our programs fit neatly into a subject category, but the groupings below may help you to get an overview of your options. These are our core envionmental sciences Masters programs, but other graduate programs at Ohio State relate more peripherally to the environment.

Jump to Masters Programs Alphabetical List below


 

Human Dimensions and Environmental Social Sciences

Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics M.S.
City and Regional Planning M.C.R.P. (all specializations, see below)
Environment and Natural Resources M.S., (Environmental Social Sciences and Rural Sociology specializations)
Environmental Health Sciences M.S., M.P.H.
Environmental Science Graduate Program M.S. (all specializations, see below)
Geography M.A., (Environment and Society, GIS and Spatial Analysis and Urban, Regional and Global Studies concentrations)

Life Sciences and Natural Resources

Entomology M.S. (all specializations, see below)
Environmental Science Graduate Program M.S. (all specializations, see below)
Environment and Natural Resources M.S., (Ecological Restoration, Ecosystem Science, Fisheries and Wildlife Science, Forest Science, and Soil Science specializations)
Environment and Natural Resources M.E.N.R.
Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology M.S.

Physical Sciences and Engineering

Atmospheric Sciences M.S.
Civil Engineering M.S., (Environmental Engineering specialization)
Environment and Natural Resources M.S., (Soil Science specialization)
Environmental Science Graduate Program M.S.. (all specializations, see below)
Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering M.S.
Geography M.A., Atmospheric and Climatic Studies concentration
Geological Sciences M.S. (all specializations, see below)
Geodetic Science and Surveying M.S.


Masters Programs Alphabetical List

Program: Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Administered by: Dept of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Degrees available: MS, PhD
Dual-degree options: MS(AEDE) + MPA(Glenn); MS(AEDE) + MBA(Fisher)
Graduate Specializations: n/a
Program contact: Susan Miller, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-7922
miller.2917@osu.edu

Program: Atmospheric Sciences
Administered by: Dept of Geography
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Dynamics of atmospheric systems; Urban and boundary layer meteorology; Synoptic meteorology; Climatic change
Program contact: Colin Kelsey, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-2514
kelsey.26@osu.edu

Program: City and Regional Planning
Administered by: Knowlton School of Archtecture
Degree available: MCRP, PhD
Dual-degree options: MS(CEGE) + MCRP(CRP)
Graduate Specializations: Energy, environment, and sustainability; Geographic information systems and remote sensing; Housing, real estate and neighborhoods; International development; Physical planning and urban design; Planning policy and process; Transportation; Urban and regional economics
Program contact: Ebony Caldwell, Graduate Programs Coordinator, 614-292-1404
caldwell.92@osu.edu

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Program: Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering
Administered by: Dept of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering
Degree available: MS, PhD
Dual-degree options: MS(CEGE) + MCRP(CRP)
Graduate Specializations: Construction engineering; Environmental engineering; Geoinformation and geodetic engineering; Geotechnical engineering; Structural engineering; Transportation engineering
Program contact: Nancy Kaser, Graduate Coordinator, 614-247-7636
kaser.1@osu.edu

Program: Entomology
Administered by: Dept of Entomology
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Ecology; Evolutionary biology; Molecular entomology; Ecosystem management
Program contact: Linda Neeb, Office Admin Associate, 614-292-8209
neeb.3@osu.edu

Program: Environment and Natural Resources
Administered by: School of Environment and Natural Resources
Degree available: MENR, MS, PhD
Dual-degree options: MENR (ENR) + MPA (Glenn)
Graduate Specializations: For MS and PhD: Ecological restoration; Ecosystem science; Environmental social sciences; Fisheries and wildlife science; Forest science; Rural sociology; Soil science
Program contact: Michelle Smith, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-9883
schmidt.442@osu.edu

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Program: Environmental Health Sciences
Administered by: College of Public Health
Degree available: MPH, MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Environmental Health
Program contact: Kynthia Droesch, Director of Academic Studies, 614-292-8350 kdroesch@cph.osu.edu

Program: Environmental Science Graduate Program
Administered by: [Interdisciplinary]
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Agroecosystems Science; Climate Change Science and Policy; Water Issues
Program contact: Sarah Straley, Graduate Coordinator, 614-292-9762
enviro@osu.edu

Program: Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology
Administered by: Dept of Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: n/a
Program contact: Corey Ross, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-2494
ross.629@osu.edu

Program: Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering
Administered by: Dept of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Agricultural systems operations & management; Mechanical systems engineering; Food & process engineering; Plant & animal environment engineering; Soil & water, environmental and biological engineering
Program contact:Candy McBride, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-242-1851
mcbride.215@osu.edu

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Program: Geography
Administered by: Dept of Geography
Degree available: MA, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Environment & society; Atmospheric and climatic studies; GIS & spatial analysis; Urban, regional & global studies
Program contact: Colin Kelsey, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-2514
kelsey.26@osu.edu

Program: Geological Sciences
Administered by: School of Earth Sciences
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Earth history; Paleoclimate and paleoceanography; Paleobiology; Sedimentary geology; Continental evolution; Educational resources; Solid earth dynamics; Geophysics and geodynamics; Geophysics, environmental geophysics, and resource evaluation; Mineral physics, petrology, and geochemistry; Water, climate, and the environment; Cryosphere and climate; Environmental and isotopic biogeochemistry; Hydrology and hydrogeology
Program contact: Angie Rogers, Graduate Specialist, 614-292-8746
rogers.399@osu.edu

Program: Geodetic Science and Surveying
Administered by: School of Earth Sciences
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: For MS: Geodesy; Geodesy & geodynamics; Mapping and Geographical Information Science. For PhD: Geodesy; Mathematical geodesy; Mapping/Geographic Information Science
Program contact: Alan Saalfeld, Graduate Studies Chair, 614-292-6665
saalfeld.1@osu.edu

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