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Sustainability Is a Career Path

Previously thought of as a frivolous major, this is no longer the case regarding Environmental Studies. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts opportunities for employment as an Environmental Scientist or Specialist will grow by 8% over the next 10 years.


And It's a Resume Booster

Studying sustainability can boost a resume and potentially increase job security. As more companies take action against climate change, they are highly interested in employees that can do both the job at hand and consult on operational sustainability.

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Environmental Science

Ready to become and Environmental Scientist? 

Be prepared for lab and field work, as you'll learn how to conduct environmental research.

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Hydrology, Fisheries, & Marine Biology

Interested in aquatic ecosystems or water use?

Schools in this category cover a range of programs, including water use, freshwater systems, coastal ecology, and marine biology.

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Plants, Agriculture, & Food Studies

Feed the world, sustainably!

This category includes a variety of programs ranging from agriculture to food science. You'll learn how to produce and distribute food sustainably, preventing waste while protecting human and environmental health.

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Sustainable Business

Got the business bug?

Whether you're looking to open your own sustainable business or help companies go green, you'll learn how to optimize business practices and market sustainability initiatives.

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Sustainability, Society, & Environmental Studies

Ensure quality of life for future generations.
Sustainability is defined as the ability to meet the needs of the present, without interfering with the ability of future generations to do the same. Learn more about the intersection of the environment, society, and the economy!

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Energy, Climate, & Atmospheric Science

Passionate about Climate Change?

In this category, you will find schools with programs ranging from climate and atmospheric science to renewable energy and policy.

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Policy, Tourism, & Recreation

Lead by example!

From environmental policy and law enforcement to sustainable tourism and recreation, your leadership skills can make an impact.

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Help protect species threatened by extinction!

In this major, you will learn about the preservation of endangered species. This major is primarily conservation biology.

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Wildlife Conservation, Ecology, & Natural Resources

Have a passion for wildlife?

Discover majors related to wildlife conservation, ecology and natural resources.

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Forestry is more than just harvesting trees!

This major covers the sustainable management of forests, including forest health, biodiversity and resource management.

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Geology & Earth Science

Explore the wonders of the natural world!

Earth Science is the study of Earth's structure, properties, processes, and evolution. Geology is a specialized field within Earth Science, focused on rocks and the processes that formed them.

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Environmental Design

Have a creative mind?

Schools included offer a range of programs, from art and product design to landscapes and architecture.

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