Cultivate a Sustainable Career with an Environmental Science Degree

The Environmental Science Program is designed for the student who is interested in a career as a professional environmental scientist, professor, teacher, research specialist, ecologist, or science executive. The curriculum provides necessary background and experience to pursue graduate work and advanced degrees required by certain career tracks. It involved the study of biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, mathematics, and physics.

Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, are expected to spur the demand for environmental scientists and specialists. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of environmental scientists and specialists is projected to grow 8 percent through 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

  • Conduct original research, including water-quality testing, from local sources
  • Encompasses biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, mathematics, & physics
  • In-demand career trajectory
  • Professional options include environmental scientist, professor, teacher, research specialist, ecologist, & more

Top Employers

  • Energy Companies
  • Laboratories
  • Consulting Firms
  • National Parks

Top Career Paths

  • Meteorologist
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Ecologist

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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
  • Essay (optional)

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Environmental Science

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The Center for Natural and Health Sciences contains classrooms for our Math and Computer Science, Science, Nursing, and Public Administration programs.

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Center for Natural and Health Sciences

206 Morgan Road
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The Center for Natural and Health Sciences contains various science laboratories, computer labs, the 100-seat Comerford Theatre, and various classrooms. Classrooms for our Math and Computer Science, Science, Nursing, and Public Administration programs are in this building.

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