Results and Outcomes

The understanding of scientific concepts and environmental policy is a critical skill to be an effective contributor to the ever growing field of environmental science. A bachelor’s degree in environmental science provides this specific scientific and exposure to environmental policy and can lead to numerous careers in education, health and medicine, technology and science and a wide range of other fields.

Environmental Science graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Environmental Educator
  • Field Organizer
  • Senior Laboratory Technician
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Flight Commander

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s environmental science graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are Aquaterra Technologies, The Wildlife Center of Virginia, Green Corps and the U.S. Air Force.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, the University of Maine and Saint Joseph’s University.

Environmental science graduates are able to apply their education to a variety of fields. In the most recent survey year (2011)[1], the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s environmental science graduate was $47,500.

Chosen Career Paths

[1] Based on 1 respondent to CDC survey