Why study Environmental Science?
As an Environmental Science major at Iowa State you are given the ability to tailor your degree to your intended area of focus. This allows you to aim your degree in Environmental Science towards specific particular career goals. more...
According to the U.S. Department of Labor employment for environmental scientists is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. The majority of Environmental Scientists are employed in governmental positions, but the job market in the private sector more specifically consulting firms is expected to see the most growth because of public policy demand for new rules and regulations.
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Dr. Simpkins's research focuses on the geology and groundwater hydrology impacting water resources.
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Environmental Science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems.