Study Environmental Science

Help solve pressing environmental challenges

Conduct impactful research

Collaborate with our faculty

Learn about Sustainability

UST's Stewardship Garden

Find adventure

Through field courses and research experiences

Environmental Science

An Interdisciplinary Science Major

Our environment faces unprecedented challenges from the continuing expansion of human activities. These challenges are complex, and solving them will require scientists able to integrate information from traditional disciplines such as biology, chemistry, and geology. The Environmental Science program at UST helps students become future leaders in addressing local and global environmental problems. Our students are main collaborators on impactful research projects that lead to research publications, graduate fellowships, and great careers.

Career opportunities our graduates pursue include:

  • Environmental Consulting
  • Geology
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Toxicology
  • Forestry
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Natural Resource Management and Planning
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Fisheries
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Ecology
  • Spatial Data Analysis

Please take a look at some of our information here.  Environmental Science at UST may be the right place for you!