What can I do with this degree?

Completing the Environmental Sciences program opens the door to a variety of employment opportunities in a diverse and developing industry. Employers are looking for graduates with a broad range of skills and the ability to learn on the job. Graduates of this program enter the workforce with a strong scientific orientation and perspective that ensures they’re in demand. Here are a few of the careers other graduates have entered (some may require further study):

  • conservation officer
  • environmental consultant
  • environmental educator
  • environmental planner
  • environmental policy analyst
  • environmental protection officer
  • greenhouse gas project officer
  • land use advisor
  • natural resources manager
  • recycling coordinator
  • research and lab technician
  • waste treatment facility manager

Future studies

As a graduate of the Environmental Sciences program, you'll have a strong foundation in various environmental disciplines. You may choose to pursue our Agricultural Resource and Environmental Sciences master's program. You’ll also participate in dynamic, faculty-led research projects. After you complete your master's, you’ll be ready to pursue a doctoral degree and conduct your own research.

Agricultural Resource and Environmental Sciences master's degrees are available in the following areas of study:

  • Agricultural Systems Management
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Food Biochemistry
  • Food Product Development
  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Pest Management
  • Resource Management
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Soil Conservation and Management
  • Soil Fertility
  • Wastewater Management
  • Weed Science
Discover what our alumni have done with their degrees

Read our alumni stories to learn about some of the amazing things our former students have been up to since graduating from Dal.