Education

The Institute offers graduate studies in M.S. and Ph.D. levels in the fields of Environmental Sciences and Environmental Technology. The M.S. program requires at least 27 credit hours of course work, 1 seminar and a written thesis. The Ph.D. program requires at least 24 credit hours of course work, 1 seminar, and a written dissertation. The Ph.D. candidates are required to pass a Comprehensive Examination before they commence their thesis work.

In the M.S. and Ph.D. programs the following degrees are given:

Students with an engineering background receive an M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering upon completion of the M.S. or Ph.D. program in Environmental Technology.

Students with an engineering or pure sciences or social sciences background receive an M.S. or Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences or M.S. or Ph.D. in Social Environmental Sciences upon completion of the appropriate M.S. or Ph.D. program in Environmental Sciences.

Students with a pure sciences background receive an M.S. or Ph.D. in Environmental Technology upon completion of the M.S. or Ph.D. program in Environmental Technology.

 

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Credit requirements for the M.S. Program in Environmental Science is 27.

 

Environmental Pure Sciences

 

Total: 27 Credits.
ECTS: 134

 

Environmental Social Sciences

 

 

Total: 27 Credits.
ECTS: 134

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

Credit requirement for the M.S. Program in Environmental Science is 27. Students with a B.S. degree in a field other than environmental engineering or chemical engineering may have to complete remedial courses before starting to take courses for their field of specialization.

 

Total: 27 Credits.
ECTS: 136

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM
The course load requirement for the Ph.D. program is 24 credit hours. Students with an M.S. degree in a field other than environmental sciences or engineering may have to complete prerequisite core courses from ESC M.S. programs before starting to take the PhD program courses.

In addition, the students have to register to the non-credit Esc 601 Ph.D. Seminar and Esc 790 Ph.D. Thesis. All students registered in the Ph.D. Program are expected to complete and present a Ph.D. dissertation at the end of their studies to fulfill the requirements of the Institute for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

 

Total: 24 Credits
ECTS: 246