Professionals in the field of environmental science play an essential role in preserving our environment, without which human life would not exist. Earning a bachelor's in environmental science degree is an important first step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.
Post University's Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree program provides students with a rigorous, yet flexible, interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental science within a global, geopolitical context. At Post University, our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree program faculty members have strong academic credentials and vast experience in the environmental field.
The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree program is designed to foster critical thinking skills and active engagement via hands-on, media-driven learning experiences in the classroom, laboratory and out in the field, where students learn the skills required to accurately collect environmental data, as well as gain the law background needed to understand and implement policy change.
Those who earn a bachelor's in environmental science degree from Post University will have the knowledge and experience needed to seek positions with government environmental agencies (such as the Environmental Protection Agency or Department of Environmental Conservation), environmental consulting firms, environmental research organizations, and non-profit organizations, as well as the background necessary to pursue advanced professional career preparation and graduate study.
|ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|STUDENTS IN THIS DEGREE PROGRAM||10|
|AVERAGE CLASS SIZE||7|
|NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME||4 years|
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|4-Year Degree Program Tuition and Fees*||$109,800|
|4-Year Room and Board*||$41,720|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost*||$6,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition and room and board rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits. For current tuition rates, go to http://www.post.edu/maincampus/tuition.shtml.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, including Health||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-4091.00|
|Environmental Scientist and Specialist, including Health||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-2041.00|
|Environmental Engineering Technicians||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3025.00|
|Natural Sciences Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9121.00|
|Environmental Restoration Planners||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-2041.02|
|Environmental Compliance Inspectors||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1041.01|
|Soil and Water Conservationists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1031.01|
|Soil and Plant Scientists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1013.00|
|Climate Change Analysts||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-2041.02|
|Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1023.00|