Environmental Sciences
Duration: 24 Months (2 Years)
Degree Awarded: MSc
Program Code
Faculty of Graduate Studies
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Program Description

The Masters of Science in Environmental Science at An-Najah National University is a foundation to leadership for environmental professionals. The program was designed by academic leaders in the Water and Environmental Studies Institute at An-Najah National University and benefiting from experts and programs in applied science at regional institutes and universities. The focus of the program is on studying the environmental effects and impacts of current human activities and development on the present and future (in quality and quantity and in time and space) of environmental and natural resources.

The core curriculum consisting of 36 credit hours (18 core and 18 elective courses) provides the strong foundation of fundamental environmental science required to work at the forefront of the field. A broad range of electives provide curricular flexibility to allow students to tailor their academic experience to suit professional needs and interests. The MS in Environmental Science program faculty at An-Najah National University include distinguished instructors with valuable experience in the academic, public and corporate sectors. The program is twofold, thesis oriented (30 credit hours plus 6 credit hours as thesis) and comprehensive exam type (36 credit hours coursework plus 6 subjects’ exam).

All students inthe MS in Environmental Sciences earn skills and tools in the following areas:

  • Environmental Monitoring, Analysis and Pollution control
  • Ecological Management
  • Environmental regulations
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Planning
  • Data Management including Statistical analysis, simulation, and computer modelling
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

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