Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies Degree

Overview

WHY CONSIDER A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES DEGREE?


Professionals in the field of environmental studies play an essential role in preserving our environment, without which human life would not exist. Earning a bachelor's in environmental studies degree is an important step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.

Post University's Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies 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 Studies Degree program faculty members have strong academic credentials and vast experience in the environmental field.

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies Degree program is a truly interdisciplinary course of study. While the program provides a core science background, the requirement is less than that of the Environmental Science program. This permits students to incorporate a cluster elective concentration in: Business, Communications, Environmental Education, Environmental Pre-Law, Environmental Pre-Law Enforcement, or Sociology. This program is an ideal choice for students interested in environmental law, environmental policy, conservation, or environmental education.

As a graduate with a bachelor's in environmental studies degree from Post University, you will possess the knowledge and experience you need to take positions with non-profit organizations, environmental education centers (nature centers, parks, and recreation centers), public relations firms, and environmental policy lobbying firms. As with the bachelor's in environmental science degree, environmental studies students also will have the background needed to pursue advanced professional career preparation and graduate study.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities in public, private and non-profit organizations
  • Enhance self-awareness, build confidence and develop a strong sense of direction through a careful blend of Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies Degree program courses, general education and elective courses
  • Make connections across disciplines so they're better prepared to respond to a diverse and constantly changing global marketplace
  • Participate in internship and cooperative education programs that offer real-life work experience before they graduate with their bachelor's in environmental studies degree
  • Learn from faculty members who have advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the environmental field

BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Our small classes are taught by faculty members who have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields.
  • We offer a high-quality, career-focused bachelor's in environmental studies degree program that will make a real difference in your future career.
  • Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies Degree features a curriculum with a strong focus on innovation, creativity and leadership. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive, practice-based learning environment.
  • You will get a great return on your investment (ROI), earning a valuable degree at an affordable price.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits from another accredited institution.

Advisor Contact Information
Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D.
203.596.8598
ejohnson@post.edu

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS
STUDENTS IN THIS DEGREE PROGRAM 8
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
Conservation Scientists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-1031.00
Sustainability Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1199.05
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