Welcome to the Environmental Science
There is strong world demand for scientists, technologists, and engineers with multi-disciplinary training to
confront the need for a healthy environment as the global human ecological footprint expands.
We offer interdisciplinary MS and PhD degrees in
and achieve a greater than 95-percent placement rate in industry, higher
education, and government for our graduates. Our internationally recognized faculty and the world-class
facilities provide our diverse and international student body with top scientific training and professional
Although a hallmark of our program has been thesis-producing MS and PhD degrees touching the interaction of
environments with agricultural pressures, we provide diverse training opportunities at the human-environment
interface, including a non-thesis option and several distance-education courses.
If you are already part of the expanding world of
or are thinking of steering your
career toward this exciting, interdisciplinary field, we think that our program will serve your needs.
John A. Downing, Professor & Chair
Applying to Environmental Science
Applicants should have completed an undergraduate or Master's degree in one of the biological, chemical,
physical, or engineering sciences.
The following link provides complete information about applying to the program.
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