Students who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Environmental Studies can obtain a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in a total of five years.
Students majoring in Environmental Studies can pursue either a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree at Florida Southern. Most of their Bachelor’s degree graduation requirements will be fulfilled in the three years a student spends at FSC. The remaining Bachelor’s degree requirements and the Master’s degree requirements will be fulfilled in the Duke University graduate program.
Students are eligible to apply to the Duke School of the Environment for the Master of Environmental Management or the Master of Forestry if they hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or they have completed at least three years of study at a college participating in the Cooperative College 3-2 Program.
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Prerequisites for the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Professional Degree Programs.
Each area of specialization also has its own prerequisites listed below.
Dr. Eric Kjellmark
Coordinator of Environmental Studies
Sarah A. Phillips
Duke Marine Lab 252.504.7531
The application deadline for the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment Professional Degree Programs is in early January to apply for the following fall. All applicants are required to provide:
A resume is suggested, but not required.
Learn more about the application requirements for the Nicholas School of the Environment Master’s programs
Learn more about how to apply for a MEM or MF On-Campus or contact Sarah Phillips with any questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
With careful advising for electives, the above student has more than 40 Gen Ed SLO hours and has met all of their Gen Ed SLOs by the end of their junior year. All major requirements are also fulfilled by the junior year. The only remaining requirements for students after their third year are more elective credit hours to add up to a total of 124. This is fulfilled by the student's first year at Duke University.
*Meets a Gen Ed SLO.
**Good written communication skills are absolutely necessary: therefore, it is imperative that you take more courses in this area than the minimum required to fulfill the Gen Ed SLO.