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Environmental Studies/Public Administration

Dual Degree Program

(Minimum of 56 Credit Hours)

Environmental Studies and Public Administration

Explore the intricate elements of a career in the public sector with a focus on environmental issues in this exceptional and rare dual-degree program. The combined curricula of the two programs allows you the opportunity to graduate with both degrees in as few as three years without sacrificing the academic rigor of either program.

Our faculty will prepare you to work effectively in the environmental science and policy fields while also providing you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to effectively manage environmental programs.

Admissions Criteria

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official GRE scores; official TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
  • Previous coursework in biology, chemistry and statistics
  • An undergraduate course in American Government is recommended
  • Three letters of recommendation and a written statement of goals

2014-15 Tuition

in-state: $484 per credit hour
out-of-state: $1,263 per credit hour

Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1
Spring: November 1
Summer:March 1

Contact Information

Timothy Callahan
MES Program Director
843.953.2002

Jo Ann Ewalt
MPA Program Director
843.953.6690

Additional Information