AU proposes interdisciplinary earth system science graduate program

August 29, 2019

Athabasca University has proposed a Master of Science in Earth System Sciences, an interdisciplinary program that provides a holistic view of interactions between ecological systems–such as air, water, and earth–in order to discover the past, present and future conditions of this planet. “From surveys of our alumni and current students as well as from periodic requests that we receive from potential students, we are aware that there are many students who are interested is pursuing graduate studies in the physical and natural sciences with AU,” said Faculty of Science & Technology Associate Dean Ken Munyikwa. An Athabasca release states that the program will include the option of either a course-based or thesis-based stream. AthabascaU (AB)