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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell , Massachusetts ,United States

Graduate Certificate In Environmental GeoScience

This certificate is designed for students who have an interest in the environmental aspects of geosciences. Students who would benefit from this certificate are:

  • individuals who hold an undergraduate degree in geo/environmental science who want to increase their technical skills with additional geoscience courses,
  • individuals with an undergraduate degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering who want to broaden their expertise and
  • individuals who hold other science and engineering degrees and work in the environmental field.

Campus Information

Lowell

UMass Lowell is located in historic mill city of Lowell, Mass., 45-minutes north of Boston, at the intersections of Routes 495, 93 and 3. The birthplace of Jack Kerouac and the Industrial Revolution, Lowell's history echoes all around you. Former mill buildings and cobblestone streets now add charm to a bustling downtown, steps away from the UMass Lowell campus, which boasts a thriving arts scene, a population rich in cultural diversity, and a flair for festivals.

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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

3 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Baccalaureate degree in science, engineering, or similar area from an accredited institution with a Minimum GPA of 3.0. This requirement may be waived if the applicant has a significant professional experience or submits other evidence supporting the likelihood of academic success.
  • Graduate Certificate Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcript from the baccalaureate institution.
  • Citizens of non-English speaking countries who have never earned an academic degree in he United States must submit TOEFL scores.