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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Environmental Conservation

Amherst, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Environmental Conservation is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Water, wetlands and watersheds
Master of Science (MS) Building systems
Master of Science (MS) Wildlife and fisheries conservation
Master of Science (MS) Environmental policy and human dimensions
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wildlife and fisheries conservation
Master of Science (MS) Forest resources
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Building systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Water, wetlands and watersheds
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental policy and human dimensions
Master of Science (MS) Sustainability science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest resources

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

97
Applied
44
Accepted
30
Enrolled
45%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

102
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.98%
Black or African American 0.98%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.98%
Unknown 4.9%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male (35)
Female (10)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Curtice R. Griffin
Head
Phone: 413-545-2640
Fax: 413-545-4358

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