Environmental Science is the study of the relationship between people and the environment they live in from various points of view. Degrees available include Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Science (MS), Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Arts (MA), and Doctorate (PhD) with a focus on environmental sciences, and certificates are also available. Environmental science professionals are responsible for locating natural resources, protecting the environment, predicting geological hazards, and more.
With an accredited education in environmental sciences you can train to specialize in areas like conservation, policy formation, ecology, environmental biology, fisheries science, environmental chemistry, and more. By obtaining a degree you can gain the knowledge and skills to become a hydrologist, wildlife refuge manager, seismologist, oceanographer, geoscientist, environmental consultant, and much more.
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Environmental science includes the subjects of chemistry, biology, geology, social sciences, and more. By attending an accredited school or college you can have the opportunity to study agriculture, technology, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. A degree in environmental sciences will provide you with the skills necessary for employment with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, wildlife rehabilitation centers, fisheries, and more. You can train to become an atmospheric scientist, air quality engineer, field biologist, hydrologist, seismologist, biodiversity researcher, science teacher
, and many other exciting careers.
Natural Resource Management
Natural resource management programs teach students to develop, plan, evaluate, manage, programs for protecting and regulating natural habitats and natural renewable resources. Accredited educational programs offer instruction in conservation biology
, animal population surveying, environmental science, natural resource economics, public relations, and much more. With a degree in natural resource management you can prepare for a career working for government agencies, forestry services, and nonprofit organizations. Students will obtain an education that will allow for jobs like ecologist, soil conservationist, wildlife refuge manager, forestry technician, and more.
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The Society of American Foresters (SAF)
is one of many accrediting agencies that can provide schools and colleges with full accreditation. When looking to enroll in an environmental sciences program you should ensure that it carries full accreditation in order to obtain the best education possible.
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