Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program

Environmental Science and Sustainability MS

About the Environmental Science and Sustainability MS Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Degree at Loyola

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s programs allow full-time students to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in just five years. Learn more about the Environmental Science and Sustainability MS Master's degree and eligible undergraduate Bachelor's degrees below.

Environmental Science and Sustainability MS Graduate Program

Climate change heightens social injustices, and global economies drive climate change. Lasting solutions require a diverse interdisciplinary understanding of the issues and a robust skill set. This program challenges you to deepen your understanding of complex socio-ecological systems and develop your ability to make accurate and ethical evidence-based decisions on sustainable development goals.

Eligible Undergraduate Programs

  • Communication Studies BA
  • Environmental Science: Environmental Health BS
  • Environmental Policy BA
  • Environmental Science BS
  • Environmental Studies BA
  • Environmental Science: Conservation and Restoration Ecology BS
  • Environmental Science: Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture BS
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Visit our Environmental Science and Sustainability MS webpage for information about Career Opportunities, Results & Skills, and more.


Curriculum and Program Outcomes

Loyola’s extensive course catalog will always house the latest Environmental Science and Sustainability MS Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's program course information, including degree requirements, course descriptions, prerequisite requirements, available concentrations, and more.

Additionally, this resource will provide learning outcomes, showcasing the commitment to specific skills and growth graduates can expect to achieve following completion of the program.

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Step By Step: Chart Your Accelerated Degree Path

  1. Explore options in undergraduate years one and two. Connect with your academic and career advisors and chart a two-year schedule to establish the best path toward your degrees.

  2. Apply in undergraduate year three. Students applying to an Accelerated Bachelors/Masters program will experience a slightly different application process. Please review the Environmental Science and Sustainability MS program page for process information and required supporting materials. Loyola students do not need to submit official transcripts. Start your application here.

  3. Begin graduate course work. In undergraduate year four, you will take both undergraduate and graduate courses and complete your bachelor's degree.

  4. Complete your graduate course work in year five. Graduate with your master's degree.

Please note that transfer students may have a slightly different timeline. Transfer students who are juniors may apply at the end of their second semester.