MS Environmental Planning | Ana G. Mendez University

MS Environmental Planning

Master of Science with specialization in Environmental Planning

This specialization prepares students to assume management responsibilities required by today’s environmental field. The academic and field experience of the School allows students to develop the competencies in the area of environmental management which will enable them to assume leadership positions in the public and private sectors. The main goal of the program is to prepare an educated and skilled professional who contributes to solving the environmental problems of the world to achieve a sustainable development.

Employment Opportunities

  • Natural Resources Planner
  • Director of environmental control and pollution management
  • Researcher of environmental problems
  • Environmental mitigation resource planner
  • Promoter of environmental laws and ecological principles
  • Protective scientist of fauna and flora
  • Developer of strategies for sustainable energy management, care and protection of water as a life resource.


General Requirements for Admission into Graduate Programs
  • Have obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Have obtained a bachelor’s degree in any other discipline at an accredited university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, provided that the student successfully completed the following courses:
    • mathematics (6 credit hours)
    • biology (8 credit hours)
    • chemistry (8 credit hours)
    • physics (8 credit hours)
    • sciences (3 credit hours)
    • Have completed the following introductory courses: computers (3 credit hours), economics (3 credit hours), sociology (6 credit hours) and statistics (3 credit hours).
  • If the applicant is enrolling in a bilingual program, before enrolling in any course, applicant may be required to take a language proficiency assessment. Please refer to the AGMU Placement Protocol and the Transfer Credit Policy.
  • The Admissions Committee reserves the right to require an applicant to complete certain undergraduate level courses as a requirement for conditional admission to a program.
  • Applicants that do not meet one or more of the above-mentioned requirements can apply for admission. They will be interviewed by the Campus Director or his designated representative). The Director or his authorized representative will determine if the applicant can be admitted. Additional requirements may apply to specific academic programs including but not limited.

Every applicant to the AGMU can demonstrate compliance with the admissions requirements related to prior academic experience and/or achievement by presenting the original of any of the following documents:

  1. Evidence of previous credits, courses or studies documenting graduation an accredited entity of post-secondary education.
  2. Certification prepared by a post-secondary institution, agency recognized by the US Department of Education, or appropriate government agency, board, etc. confirming completion of degree or equivalent.
  3. Grade report prepared by a post-secondary institution, agency recognized by the US Department of Education, or appropriate government agency, board confirming completion of undergraduate (for graduate programs) or graduate (for doctoral programs) or equivalent.

Applicants should present one or more of the original documents to the authorized institutional officer. The officer shall examine the document(s) to corroborate, in his best judgment, that it is original and has no visible alterations. If the applicant cannot leave the original document for his admission record, the officer will make a copy and certify with his initials that it is a copy from the original.

All graduate programs

The Admissions Committee reserves the right to require an applicant to complete certain undergraduate level courses as a requirement for conditional admission to a program.
Conditional Admissions

A student who applies for admission or re-admission, submits a student copy of his or her transcript, and meets all the admissions requirements for the selected program of student may be grant conditional admission to the university. Federal financial aid is not available to conditionally admitted students.

Incoming students shall submit official documentation within 30 calendar days from the beginning of the term to complete the student records. If the student fails to provide all required forms within the deadline, the admission and enrollment will be cancelled.

Applicants that do not meet one or more of the above-mentioned requirements may be interviewed by the Campus Director or designated representative. The Director or his authorized representative will determine if the applicant can be conditionally admitted.

The Admissions Committee reserves the right to require an applicant to complete certain undergraduate level courses as a requirement for conditional admission to a program.


On-Campus

English & Bilingual

5 Weeks


Online

Spanish

8 Weeks