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About the Program

A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Environmental Studies is a good choice for those who plan to work as environmental consultants, in conservation districts, state and federal environmental agencies, non-governmental organizations or plan on attending graduate school.

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies is a good choice for those who plan to enter fields such as law, journalism, public policy or business. The course requirements for a B.A. in Environmental Studies are designed to leave more room for a double major in a non-science field.

Are you interested in...

  • Protecting the environment
  • Conservation
  • Environmental education
  • Working in an interdisciplinary academic field
  • Conducting research

Choose Environmental Studies at ESU

  • Small advanced class size
  • State-of-the-art field and laboratory equipment
  • Practical field experiences
  • Qualified, experienced faculty
  • Participation in ongoing conservation work
  • Is environmental studies a career path for me?

Career Potential

  • Ecological restoration
  • Environmental advocacy
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Environmental consulting
  • Wastewater management
  • Wildlife ecology

Career Settings

  • Government agencies
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Consulting firms
  • Energy firms
  • Construction businesses
  • Law firms