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Future studies

Dal’s Environmental Science program applies the research and principles from many disciplines to the study of issues involving our planet's environment. Environmental Science is an integral part of several programs—and as a result, you’ll graduate with a solid foundation in not just a knowledge of science, but also of the historical, ethical, sociological, and other factors surrounding environmental issues.

And because you can combine studies in Environmental Science with a number of other subject areas—such as International Development Studies, Environmental Design, Chemistry, or Earth Science—your options for further study are as varied as your interests might be.

General areas of further study

  • graduate studies in Environmental Science
  • resource and environmental management
  • urban and rural planning
  • environmental law
  • marine affairs and management
  • ecological economics
  • international development studies (IDS)
  • environmental engineering
  • environmental health
  • education
  • toxicology

Specific degree programs 

  • Architecture (MArch)
  • Juris Doctor (JD) or Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Master of Computer Science (MCSc)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Environmental Studies (MES)
  • Master of Resource and Environmental Management (MREM)
  • Master of Planning (MPlan)
  • Master of Applied Science (MASc)
  • PhD

Science and so much more
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Sam Halloran appreciates that the Environmental Science program is interdisciplinary, "like an environmental science program should be," she says. For one thing, she discovered an interest in philosophy. But Sam also says the program offers her the science background she needs to apply to veterinary college. Read more about Sam's experience and what she plans to do.