What will I learn?

Help save the earth

Environmental science is the exploration of human-environment interactions across continents and cultures. In this environmental science and policy program, you'll learn the history of how humans have modified the planet and help guide the future of human influence on the environment. Here's you'll get a firm foundation in the fundamentals of both the science and policy of the environment and its impact on humanity. Become an active participant in environmentally-themed initiatives locally and abroad and develop your own solutions to current problems pertaining to wildlife, conservation, environmental health, ecology and marine science.

This environmental science degree is the perfect stepping stone for a career in either education or law. Besides your core classes, you'll study public policy, human behavior, general chemistry and ethical decision making. All of these courses will help you make the best decision for our planet's future.

Environmental science and policy information

By combining the natural sciences of ecology, environmental health and statistics with the social sciences of policy, you'll gain a deep understanding of sustainable goals for the future. Learning environmental science isn't just about the climate, it also encompasses wildlife conservation and ecology. Here's more information on what you can expect to learn:

  • Environmental politics and justice, risk and public health and policy
  • Ways humans have affected the environment and what the future holds
  • Global human culture and how different populations have interacted with their environments

Career opportunities

After earning your undergraduate degree in environmental science, you can pursue a broad range of careers, either in environmental law or education including:

  • Environmental lobbyist
  • Researcher
  • Environmental issues reporter
  • Environmental politician
  • Park ranger
  • Climate activist
  • Fish and game warden
  • Conservation planner

Which department am I in?

Lynn University

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$39,800.00 per year
Cost is based on completion of 120 total credits (30 credits / year).
Start date

January 2022, August 2022


Lynn University

3601 N Military Trail,



33431, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a secondary school attended.

For international students

You’re also a first-year student if you’re:

  • Currently in high school and have no college credits
  • Currently in high school and have dual enrollment credits
  • Graduated from high school and have no college credits
  • Graduated from high school and have fewer than 12 college credits

We require demonstration of proficiency in English for most international applicants. Submit official English test scores with your application unless you’re from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa or the United Kingdom. We accept the following:

  • TOEFL internet-based score of 71+
  • IELTS score of 6.0+
  • Duolingo score of 100+
  • PTE score of 50+

Application deadlines - fall: Early action - Nov. 15; Regular decision - March 1, spring: Regular decision - Dec. 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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