Graduates will leave this program well prepared to enter careers as wildlife biologists, natural resource scientists, naturalists, aquatic ecologists or conservation biologists, or to pursue graduate education.
Environmental science graduates can seek careers with government agencies, environmental consulting firms, nonprofit organizations and more. Most are employed equally between the government and private, for-profit sectors. Other potential job titles include wildlife manager, wildlife biologist, environmental consultant, soil conservationist, forester, ecologist, environmental educator/naturalist, aquatic ecologist, plant sicentist/botanist, zoologist, conservation scientist, geographic information scientist.
Most environmental science graduates are employed equally between the government and private, for-profit sectors. Many graduates work in the timber and paper industries and with farmers and ranchers. Others are employed with the government. Potential job titles include forestry and conservation scientists, biological scientists, administrators and secondary school teachers.
For more information on careers in your major or help choosing a major, contact the NSU Career Center.