If you enjoy being out in the field, gathering data and monitoring the conditions that impact our environment, our Environmental Biology degree might be the perfect fit for you.
Our program, which is built on evidence-based science, will prepare you for a rewarding career that lets you discover the relationships between plants and animals in their environments, as well as the causes and management of environmental pollution.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts jobs will increase 11% for environmental
occupations by 2026.
Our curriculum is founded on evidence-based science. You'll gain a fundamental knowledge of botany, zoology, genetics and ecology in lectures and labs taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants.
The classes are small, so you'll have the opportunity to work closely with faculty
experts, participate in their research, and present at local, regional or national
After graduation, you'll have the skills you need to succeed in graduate school or obtain a meaningful job at environmental agencies, zoos and aquaria or private consulting firms.
Edinboro offers a wide range of programs designed to pique your interests and broaden your knowledge of environmental careers. As an Environmental Biology student, you'll be held to high standards and be well-prepared to enter the global workforce or graduate school.
As an Environmental Biology major, you will:
Graduates from our program go on to pursue graduate degrees in Conservation Biology, Ecology or Environmental Biology or find employment working as zookeepers, aquarists, naturalists, consultants, or biologists around the country at places like:
- Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, Meadville, PA.
- Arrowhead Ranch Outdoor Science School, Lake Arrowhead, CA.
- Eurofins Frontier Global Sciences, Bothell, WA.
- Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA.
Dr. Nina Thumser
126C and 146 Cooper Hall
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