Are you interested in environmental protection and the sustainability of natural resources?
Environmental science is a multidisciplinary science curriculum. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to evaluate and guide environmental actions using sound science. Realistic, hands-on experiences enable students to apply scientific concepts and develop valuable field and laboratory skills. Graduates are working in many areas of environmental management for industries, environmental consulting companies, and regulatory agencies. Students completing all graduation requirements will earn a bachelor of science degree.
cultural, and political realities facing today’s environmental science professionals. Keystone graduates acquire the skills and training necessary to enter a wide variety of environmental science professions.
Real World Experiences
Along with classroom instruction and laboratory analysis, Keystone stresses fieldwork as a way to prepare students for the real world challenges that face those entering the workforce in the environmental sciences. Keystone College Environmental Science majors also gain experience in the field by completing internships for local businesses and industries.
Careers in Environmental Science
- Research Scientist
- Environmental Scientist/Engineer
- Air Quality Engineer
- Wildlife Specialist
- Education Professional
- Environmental Biologist
- Environmental Consultant
- Exotic Plants Biologist
- Mud Logger Engineer
- Environmental Project Engineer
Wide Ranging Salaries (High Salary Median)
A Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science can lead to exciting career opportunities with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $140,000 or more. The average salary for an environmental scientist is $71,360.
Our Successful Graduates
Keystone College Environmental Science graduates have secured positions with the following companies/agencies: Bureau of State Parks, Ducks Unlimited, Earthbox, Inc., Garden Path, Inc., New Jersey State Parks, PA American Water Company, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Pennsylvania Game Commission, Quantum Analytical & Environmental Laboratories, Sullivan County Conservation District, USDA Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Validation Technologies, Inc., YSM Landscape Architects, pollution abatement companies, and consultation firms.
Real World Experience
From internships and research projects to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct lab experiences, work with your peers and mentors in the biology field, and learn first-hand the breaking science research that's happening in the real world.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Assistant Prof. of Biology, Program Director of Forensic Science, and Faculty Coord. for Undergraduate Research
Professor of Physical Science
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Assistant Professor and Program Director of Pre-Professional Studies
Associate Professor of Public Health and Chair of Biological and Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology and Program Director of Wildlife Biology and Environmental Studies