Program Length: 1 Year (3 semesters) with an additional Thesis Year option
Language of Instruction: English
Tuition: $10,500 (not including medical insurance)
Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 80 on a scale of 100. Applicants with a final grade between 75 and 80 should still apply; the Admissions Committee takes candidates' full applications into consideration.
In case of restrictions connected to the COVID-19 situation, please note that this program has put in place an alternative of long-distance learning. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and once permitted, resume them in person without this affecting your ability to complete the program.
During the fall semester, the program will be operating under a hybrid model offering in-person/online classes. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and complete your program within the scheduled timeframe. Click here for arrival instructions.
Where better to study environmental studies than in the number 1 “Greenest Building” in the Middle East?
The M.A. in Environmental Studies program, at the Porter School, is an international program that aims to train and equip the next generation of environmental leaders. You’ll cover core courses in the area that include Environmental Policy, Global Warming, Energy and the City, Ecology, Marine Systems in the Mediterranean, and more. You will also have the opportunity to enroll in specialized courses and explore topics as diverse as Water Policy, Sustainability, Environmental Education, and more.
This degree program offers an experiential and hands-on aspect such as therefore local environmentally related field trips, a research seminar, and a professional internship that focuses on environmental advocacy and environmental planning.
Specialization courses and research seminars - Pursue the topic of your choice in the field.
4-month Professional Internship - Join one of Israel's leading companies specializing in environmental advocacy, environmental planning, social justice, transportation, green architecture, and more.
Optional thesis track available
Graduates of the program have gone to exciting careers in environmental consulting, national and international non-governmental organizations, civil service, environmental education, and more.
A thesis track option is available for outstanding students who would like to pursue an academic career and an in-depth research. For more information please visit the program's website.