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
Outcomes & Opportunities
up to $18,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program »
for aspiring K-12 teachers of science, technology, and mathematics
Top Career Paths
- Environmental Health Officer
- Environmental Engineer
Dig Deeper Into the Program Details
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation
- Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
- Essay (optional)
Map & Directions
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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