Classes Start January 13.

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Flexible scheduling

Day, evening, and weekend classes are available in on-campus, online, and hybrid formats.

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Hands-on experience

Goodwin's 900 acres of ecologically rich riverfront property, provides hands-on laboratory experience.

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Rewarding environmental science careers

Environmental scientists work alongside other professionals in the education and biological fields and help them understand the factors that impact environmental health and sustainability.

Prepare for an in-demand career in environmental science

Environmental science is one of the fastest growing — and best paying — emerging career fields! With increased government and private investment in green technology combined with a growing awareness of environmental challenges there is a great need for trained environmental professionals to join the workforce.

Financing your environmental studies education

Our financial aid team is committed to helping you identify financial aid opportunities that make attending college more affordable. Dedicated financial aid advisors will work with you to create a financial aid package that works for you and your budget.

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Environmental studies program curriculum

Our Environmental Studies programs provide technical training for jobs in this rapidly-growing field, while also focusing on the scientific aspects of environmental stewardship. Your classes will take you into the field to engage in research, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the factors that impact environmental health.

Department Scholars Program

Students enrolled in our bachelor's degree program taking three classes a semester (¾ time or full-time) and maintaining a 3.0 G.P.A. are eligible for a 30% tuition remission.

Environmental studies career opportunities

Graduates of this program are prepared to work in industries like education and health services, manufacturing, public administration, and other professional settings.

Environmental studies graduates may find careers as:

  • Assistant Energy Analyst
  • Environmental Health Technician
  • Field Monitoring Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Science Technician
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Water Distribution System Operator
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Classes Start January 13.