Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Humanity and the Environment, Credits: 25
  • Natural Science, Credits: 37

About this Program

The Environmental Science program was designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the human impact on the environment, prepare students for careers graduate studies in environmental science, and provide students with the academic basis to analyze environmental problems from several perspectives. The Environmental Science major offers students the flexibility of choosing from three options: Natural Science, Agro-ecosystem, and Humanity and Environment. Each option was designed to prepare students for a particular career tract.

Program Locations

  • Southwest Minnesota State University 56258

Labor Market Information

  • College Environmental Science Teachers
  • Median wage:$89,321/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Environmental Science Technicians
  • Median wage:$22.65/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Median wage:$30.53/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258 Toll-Free: (800) 642-0684 Local: (507) 537-6286 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: