1 Year (3 semesters) with an additional thesis year option
Language of Instruction: English
Tuition: $11,300 (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.
Early admission March 31, 2023 (It is recommended to apply as early as possible)
The Awarded Degree: MA in Environmental Studies
Our Environmental Studies program is where future environmental leaders learn to resolve the many challenging issues plaguing our planet and ecosystems.
The program is hosted at the renowned and uniquely green Porter School, and equips the NextGen of environment leaders with an advanced degree from a uniquely Israeli and Middle Eastern perspective.
Expect to cover some of the core issues currently challenging our world: courses include Environmental Policy, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy, Ecology and more. You’ll also get the opportunity to enroll in specialized courses and explore other environmentally critical topics as diverse as Water Policy, Urban Sustainability, Environmental Bioengineering, Marine Systems in the Mediterranean and more.
This innovative program also provides some real, hands-on experience, with local environmentally related field trips, a unique professional internship that focuses on environmental advocacy and environmental planning and a final project.
You’ll get to pursue a wide variety of unique environmental topics that really pique your interest, taught by a top-notch faculty.
You’ll join one of Israel's leading companies for a unique 4-month internship, in environmental advocacy, environmental planning, social justice, transportation, green architecture, and more.
By studying in Israel you’ll learn hands-on about the environmental issues facing Israel and the region, exposed to the latest cutting edge environmental research.
Enjoy cultural evening activities and overnight excursions around the country, in addition to the coursework.
An optional 1-year thesis track is available.
Career Success Stories
Our Environmental Studies graduates have gone on to lead the NextGen in environmental consulting, national and international non-governmental organizations, the civil service, environmental education, and more.