The Master of Science in Environmental Studies at Bemidji State reflects the range and depth of environmental and sustainability studies and broadens students’ horizons through coursework and original scientific research. The curriculum focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problem-solving related to pollution impacts and abatement, natural resource utilization and protection, and the present and future sustainability of communities. Students pursuing a Master of Science in Environmental Studies may choose to pursue either the thesis or non-thesis option.
Thesis Option: This program option provides hands-on research opportunities in a variety of subfields, including the opportunity to focus on indigenous sustainability studies.
Non-Thesis Option: This program option allows students to participate in a variety of environmental and sustainability internship opportunities, including the opportunity to focus on indigenous sustainability practices.
Benefits of Bemidji State Graduate Programs
NO Out-of-State tuition requirements
NO GRE exam requirement
Rolling admission – We admit students every term!
Graduate Assistantships can pay for your degree!
• $20 non-refundable application fee
• Official transcripts of bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (International students please submit a NACES approved transcript evaluation)
• Overall undergraduate GPA: 2.75 or higher
• One-page letter of intent stating research interests and future career goals
• Two (2) letters of professional recommendation
• International Students must also provide proof of English proficiency
For more program information, visit the department website: https://www.bemidjistate.edu/academics/departments/css/environmental-studies/graduate-program/
To apply to the program, visit: https://eservices.minnstate.edu/adm/public/studentWelcome?campusId=070&appType=grad