Program Details

Students earn the Master of Science in Sustainable Environmental Resources Management (SERM) by completing a 13-month, full-time program that begins each year at the beginning of September and results in dual degrees from the University of Malta and James
Location:
Valletta, Malta
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
In our modern global society, sustainable solutions to complex natural and environmental problems consist of scientific and technical elements that are informed by social context and political-legal considerations. While such solutions focus invariably on innovative applications of technology, aspects pertaining to social equity, economic balance and environmental sustainability must be interwoven with technological dimensions to ensure a lasting impact.

Students earn the Master of Science in Sustainable Environmental Resources Management (SERM) by completing a 13-month, full-time program that begins each year at the beginning of September and results in dual degrees from the University of Malta and James Madison University. The dual degree program enables students to: Apply scientific and technical knowledge to address complex and multifaceted environmental issues through an interdisciplinary systems approach Develop a broad international perspective that is culturally balanced and focused on sustainability issues in the United States, the European Union and Mediterranean countries

Setting Description:
This program takes place at the University of Malta. Malta is a small island nation in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea that is geographically and culturally diverse.
Cost:
Cost of the Program The Program charges for 2013-14 include: Four semesters: Tuition of €13,500 ($17,550 with fixed exchange rate of $1.30), payable to the University of Malta in four installments (10% deposit upon acceptance, 40% in September 2014, 30% in January 2015, and 20% in June 2015) A monthly health insurance premium of $44, payable to James Madison University, for U.S. students (total cost of $441/month x 10 months = $440). Fees of €30 and €24 paid upon arrival in Malta

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