Learn about environmental protection and the sustainability of natural resources.
Why Study Environmental Science?
Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:
- Evaluate and guide environmental actions using sound science.
- Learn to apply scientific concepts and develop valuable field and laboratory skills.
- Participate in fieldwork as a way to prepare for the real world challenges that face those entering the workforce in environmental science.
- Gain experience in the field by completing internships for local businesses and industries.
- Pursue careers in a variety of public service and private industry environments.
Receive personalized attention and top-notch instruction in a supportive environment:
- Our Stairs to Success developmental plan for success will guide you through your time at Keystone.
- 92% of students receive financial aid.
- Over 150 scholarships are awarded yearly.
Keystone student-to-faculty ratio
increase in jobs over the next 10 years
Keystone students employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation
Median annual salary for environmental science careers
What can I do with an Environmental Science degree?
Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in many areas of environmental management for various industries, environmental consulting companies, and regulatory agencies.
- Environmental Scientist/Engineer
- Environmental Consultant
- Environmental Project Engineer
- Research Scientist
- PA American Water Company
- Ducks Unlimited
- Earthbox, Inc.
- Quantum Analytical & Environmental Laboratories
Amazing opportunities—on campus and beyond
From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.
Participate in a foundational experience focused in the environmental sciences through extensive classroom instruction, guided laboratory experiences, and independent research experiences.
Connect with professionals through hands-on learning and internships such as: Thomas Darling Preserve, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), and the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Students in the Eco Club and Student Wildlife Society Chapter participate in individual projects and observe group demonstrations, and attend the American Chemical Society conference and other excursions.
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