Professional Science Master's Program in Environmental Informatics Tennessee Technological University

Professional Science Master's Program in Environmental Informatics Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN
location
Public
type
Small
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
8
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Overview

College of Graduate Studies offers an Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Degree Program

Environmental Informatics combines existing courses in the Colleges of Business, Arts and Sciences, Agricultural and Human Sciences, and Engineering to effectively produce a new and essential degree. All courses are now offered online and on-ground to meet the needs of working professionals and students wanting to develop their research skills.

Environmental Informatics combines existing courses in the Colleges of Business, Arts and Sciences, Agricultural and Human Sciences, and Engineering to effectively produce a new and essential degree. All courses are now offered online and on-ground to meet the needs of working professionals and students wanting to develop their research skills.

Environmental Informatics uses an interdisciplinary approach of course delivery by incorporating faculty from the Colleges of Business, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering.

Career Opportunities

Environmental scientists and technicians are required to meet increasing demands placed on companies as worldwide awareness of environmentalism increases.

Statistics show many professionals in this field will soon be retiring, leaving space for the next generation of environmentalists.

On-Campus

TTU's campus is in a prime location for field experiences. Tennessee Tech is located in Middle Tennessee on the edge of the Cumberland Plateau in Cookeville. The surrounding region is acclaimed for its variety of environments, including complex river systems, waterfalls and caves, dense woodland, and man-made engineered facilities including dam/lock systems and lakes. The region is also home to a variety of endangered and threatened species. By combining the learning that will take place in the classroom and in the field, TTU can offer a unique range of experiences and perspectives to students.

Faculty

The graduate program's distinguished faculty members bring their experiences and knowledge from around the world to provide mentorship and opportunities, combining information and practice. A listing of faculty members is available at https://tntech.edu/is/ses/ses-staff-faculty

Graduate Assistantships

Teaching assistants: A limited number of teaching assistantships may be available. These include paid tuition and fees, along with a monthly stipend in return for work teaching undergraduates. Teaching assistants' responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting faculty members with grading, teaching labs, and providing help sessions for students.

Research assistants: A limited number of research assistantships may be available, contingent upon funding. Research assistants are expected to conduct specific research as directed by the funding grant and supervising faculty members.

How to Get Started

Individuals interested in the Environmental Informatics PSM degree program can obtain additional information at the program's website or by completing the form at https://www.tntech.edu/gradinfo.


Location & Contact

Professional Science Master's Program in Environmental Informatics

Tennessee Technological University

North Dixie Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38505
United States

Dr. Hayden Mattingly

Interim Director

Phone: 931-372-6246
Email: hmattingly@tntech.edu

Mrs. Shelia Kendrick

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 931-372-3808
Fax: 931-372-3497
Email: skendrick@tntech.edu

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Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Environmental Policy And Resource Management Professional Science Master's (PSM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Alternate accepted and internship
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 6
    • Accepted 3
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline February 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 527 paper-based; 71 iBT), IELTS (minimum score 5.5), PTE (minimum score 48), or TOEIC (Test of English as an International Communication)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students8
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students8
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student25%


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