BS in Environmental Science

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Biology is at the forefront of today’s headlines, from the environment to genetic engineering. Now is the time to be a part of the next generation of scientists who are tackling global warming, stem cell research, public health, and bioterrorism. No matter what field you want to pursue, Dyson College’s Biology programs will not only prepare you to enter the world of science, but also help you change it.

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BS in Environmental Science

This degree program provides students with an interdisciplinary environmental science degree within the context of a liberal arts education. It is designed for students interested in a scientific perspective on environmental issues and allows them to continue with advanced studies in a graduate degree program or work in environmental science.

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Research Opportunities

Green jobs are growing in both public and private companies.  In our Environmental Science program, students will use the natural and physical sciences to monitor environmental conditions and analyze environmental problems caused by society.  Course work includes a variety of topics such as pollution, climate change, animal conservation,  green technology, energy production, waste management, etc.  You have the opportunity to take part in research projects in both our undergraduate and graduate Environmental Science programs. You will spend time in the lab as well as out in the field collaborating with other undergraduate students, Graduate students, and Professors. Our students have presented the results of their research work at national and international scientific meetings and have authored papers in scientific journals. To learn more about our faculty research projects, please visit the Research Opportunities page.


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Career Opportunities

There are many career paths you can follow with an undergraduate degree in Biology, including laboratory or field research; health care or public health work; environmental conservation; scientific policy work for local, state, or federal agencies; pharmaceutical marketing and sales; science writing; and communication in newspapers, websites, magazines, television, and radio. With additional certifications and degrees, students may also become medical doctors, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, physical therapists, optometrists, dentists, veterinarians, and teachers.

Many Pace graduates command starting salaries of $53,200 or more—that’s on par with the country’s most selective Ivy League schools.

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