You want to advance sustainability through better thinking, and we’re here to help you do it. The University of Arizona will help you launch a fulfilling career focused on improving the quality of our air, water, and land. You will study human interactions with natural systems and learn scientific methods for repairing and preventing damage caused by climate change, pollution, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and other issues. If you are passionate about the environment and want a career focused on building a healthier, sustainable future, our Environmental Science program could be the perfect fit for you.
Change the world for the better with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science
According to the United States Department of Labor, Environmental Science is one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S. This interdisciplinary degree brings together biology, chemistry, geology, and physics to understand environmental impacts of natural phenomena and human activity, and techniques to solve environmental problems. With an Environmental Science degree, you will be on the path to a career in business, government, or the non-profit sector. You also will be ready for graduate school and the leadership opportunities in academia, business, government that come with an advanced degree.
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