Careers in Environmental Science

Environmental science is a growing field with many job sectors only requiring a bachelor's degree (see the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for updated information on average income and job outlook projections).

Carroll's program prepares you for careers in natural resource management, environmental protection, conservation, environmental consulting, education and government.

Our majors pursue careers in:

  • Planning
  • Environmental education and communication
  • Solid waste management
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Air quality management
  • Water quality management
  • Land and water conservation
  • Fishery and wildlife management
  • Parks and outdoor recreation
  • Forestry
  • Environmental law

Example job titles of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science:

  • Junior environmental analyst
  • Environmental technician
  • Resources specialist
  • Field technician
  • Environmental health and safety associate

Carroll's Environmental Science program graduates have gone into a variety of careers, including:

  • National Environmental Policy Act Coordinator at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
  • Curator of Education at the Pocatello Zoo, Idaho 
  • Environmental Coordinator/Mopar Supervisor at Chrysler LLC
  • Park Ranger for the National Park Service
  • Naturalist for Retzer Nature Center
  • Environmental Health Specialist for Washington and Ozaukee County

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