Online Master’s in Professional Science

An online master's degree with a business focus

Cost per Credit Hour

$850

Total Tuition Cost

$25,500

Next Start Date

June 5, 2017

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Online Master’s in Professional Science

Combining science with organizational and communication skills, the Unity College Master’s in Professional Science (M.S.) will give you the training and credentials you need to advance in your career path.

  • Two concentrations: Sustainability Science and Sustainable Natural Resource Management.
  • 100% online. Students who take a full course load can complete the degree requirements in as few as 12 months!
  • World-class faculty experienced in online teaching.
  • Small class sizes allow for personalized attention. That’s something you won’t find at larger, online universities!
  • Affordable and flexible. Take the classes whenever works for you. We offer five start dates per year!
  • Unlike similar programs, no GRE is required.

Affordable

Unity College offers affordable and transferable courses, with no hidden fees.

Quality Matters

Unity College follows Quality Matters standards, a faculty-centered peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses.

5 Start Dates

With five convenient start dates each year, the M.S. in Professional Science lets you choose the best time to begin.

Accredited

Unity College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Learn at your own pace

Our classes are designed to help you work at your own pace, whenever and wherever.

World-class faculty

Our world-class faculty are Fulbright Scholars, discover new species, exhibit art internationally, consult with international law enforcement, and win National Science Foundation grants.

Who should pursue an M.S. in Professional Science?

The Master’s in Professional Science with a concentration in Sustainable Natural Resource Management, is aimed at:

  • state and federal biologists
  • recent graduates who want a career in natural resource management
  • environmental scientists who want to expand their management knowledge
  • land trust or non-profit land managers
  • professional ecologists who want an advanced degree
  • environmental science teachers who want more experience
  • environmental advocates
  • …and anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in wildlife biology or management of natural resources.

The Master’s in Professional Science with a concentration in Sustainability Science, is aimed at:

  • new graduates
  • career changers, and those interested in pursuing sustainability roles within their current organizations.
  • It is a great choice for graduate students who have a degree but want to complement their current skill set with training in business, management, and communications
  • professionals who already have a job in the environmental field or at a business and want more experience in the tenets of sustainability.
  • government workers who want more experience and knowledge about sustainability
  • …and current sustainability coordinators seeking to upgrade their skills en route to a promotion, will also find this degree instrumental.

Job Outcomes

Graduates of the Master’s in Professional Science with a Sustainable Natural Resource Management track, can become:

  • state biologists
  • federal biologists
  • teachers
  • biologists
  • environmental policymakers
  • environmental advocates
  • land trust workers
  • …and more.

Graduates of the Master’s in Professional Science with a Sustainability Science track can become:

  • sustainability coordinators
  • sustainability directors
  • program directors at non-profits
  • community organizers
  • project managers in any field
  • municipal employees
  • entrepreneurs
  • independent consultants
  • environmental policy practitioners

Program Description

Combining science with organizational and communication skills, the Unity College M.S. in Professional Science will give you the training and credentials you need to advance in your career path. Choose from one of two tracks:

Sustainable Natural Resource Management

Sustainable Natural Resource Management

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Sustainability Science

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