Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Outcomes & Careers

Environmental Science graduates will be prepared for a variety of environmental, sustainability and conservation jobs as well as for graduate studies in environmental science, law, anthropology, economics, fisheries, wildlife management, and other related fields.

With the knowledge students gain from their environmental science studies, graduates will be able to: 

  • Analyze and understand the complexities and connections associated with ecosystems.  
  • Apply that understanding when examining areas of current environmental concern.  
  • Have an appreciation for the necessity of, and human reliance upon, natural systems, giving them clear insight into the inter-relatedness of humanity and the earth's ecosystems. 
Career opportunities with a degree in environmental sciences include positions in:
  • city, state, regional, and federal agencies
  • non-profit groups
  • environmental consulting
  • conservation and restoration
  • sustainable agriculture
  • sustainable development
  • green business
  • environmental education

Job titles can include:

  • Agricultural agent
  • Biochemist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental lawyer
  • Environmental monitor/regulator
  • Environmental scientist
  • Field biologist
  • Pollution engineer
  • Soil scientist
  • Waste management technician
  • Wildlife biologist