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Combined Bachelor's Degree and Environmental Science (MS)

American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor's/master's programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor's / Master's Program and Combined Bachelor's and Master's Degrees for more information.

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for combined bachelor's/master's programs:

  • At a minimum, students must have an overall grade point average of 3.00 or higher, and have taken a year of laboratory science (BIO-110/BIO-210, CHEM-110/CHEM-111/CHEM-210/CHEM-211, PHYS-105/PHYS-205, or PHYS-110/PHYS-210) and a year of calculus (MATH-211 or MATH-221, and MATH-222). Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores may be required for admission to the combined program. Students should discuss their interest in the program with the Environmental Studies coordinator before submitting an application
  • Undergraduate students may apply up to 12 credit hours of approved graduate-level coursework to satisfy the requirements of both degrees