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Masters Degree in Environmental Science & Policy

Getting Started

Minmum admission requirements to the ES&P program include the following:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • A 3.0 GPA measured on a 4.0 scale for the final two years of study.
  • Completion of the equivalent of a basic undergraduate course in statistics
  • Official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) less than five years old. Subject tests are not required.
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • one letter from faculty advisor and one letter from employer preferred
    • or two letters from faculty advisors
  • A 200-300 word statement of interest in the program
    • Students applying to the thesis track need to speak with and identify an advisor willing to supervise the thesis.
    • Students applying to the thesis track should contact the chair of the graduate program regarding project options.
  • International students are required to submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 on the paper test or 213 on the computer based.

Applicants who do not meet minimum entrance requirements may be admitted on a provisional basis. Students who wish to enroll in graduate courses without pursuing a degree may enroll as special students.

Learn more in the Graduate Catalog»

Admission Deadlines

Fall: Priority - March 1, Final - July 1

Spring: Priority - October 1, Final - December 1

Find an Advisor

Finding an advisor that can best guide you through your program of study is probably the most important decision you need to make as you start your program. Your advisor will help you choose your research project and program of study, choose your committee, and guide and advise you through the completion of your thesis.

Choosing an advisor»

Visit the Campus

You will get the best understanding of the culture and educational environment at UW—Green Bay by visiting the campus. Graduate School staff can help you to set up meetings with potential advisors, sit in on a graduate class, meet with other graduate students, and tour our facilities.

Plan a visit to campus»