Update Browser
Your version of Internet Explorer is Outdated

This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please consider either updating to the latest version of Internet Explorer, or consider viewing the site in Chrome or Firefox.
Update Browser
You are running an old version of Android

This site was optimized for modern browsers. Please consider updating your version of Android if able.
ODU Environmental Science graduates are prepared to assess current and potential environmental problems and provide possible solutions.
Program highlights:
  • Major and minor available in Environmental Science.
  • Woodlands and streams on campus provide hands-on leaning.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.
  • VisitODU_ScheduleVisit_520x292_optimized (1)

    Degrees & Courses

    Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor plus view a sample 4-year plan.

    View Courses
  • Environmental Scientist Careers

    Outcomes & Careers

    Learn how this major prepares you for a variety of environmental careers in the lab or in the field.

    Read More
  • Environmental science courses

    Environmental Science Department

    Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

    View Department Page
  • Internships
    Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. Central Ohio enjoys a diverse economy with many internship possibilities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

    Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.
  • Wildlife on Campus
    Dr. Blake Mathys, Director of the Environmental Science program, has tracked birds, vertebrates and more on campus during field trips with his ecology, biology and environmental science classes, as well as exploring on his own.

Environmental Science Students Study Fish in Alum Creek

Environmental Science students at Ohio Dominican University capture, study and release fish in Alum Creek, which runs through ODU's campus.

Bird Banding at Ohio Dominican University