Environmental Science Degree Program
If you have a passion for understanding human impacts on the environment and want to solve problems, then the Environmental Science major at CMU is a great choice for you. In your studies, you will learn about the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of the environment.
Environmental Science Degree Program Offerings
This program is offered at the following locations:
About Our Environmental Science Degree Program
Students who study Environmental Science learn to identify, analyze, discuss, and solve environmental problems. This major will prepare you for a career as an environmental scientist capable of working in various fields including government, research, conservation, management, consulting, and writing.
As a CMU Environmental Science major, you will have opportunities to:
- develop a background in biology, chemistry, geology, meteorology, and physics
- improve communication, math, analysis, and reasoning skills
- participate in hands-on learning through research projects, internships, and classes focusing on the atmosphere, ecosystems, agriculture, wildlife, and the natural world
- receive unique learning experiences at CMU’s Besgrove-Hodge Nature Sanctuary
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science - Fayette Campus
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Fayette Campus
- Minor in Environmental Science - Fayette Campus
Admission Requirements for Environmental Science Majors
Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.