Environmental Earth Sciences

What Makes Millersville Environmental Earth Sciences Special?

The concentration in Environmental Earth Sciences is designed for those students with a profound interest in the intricate relationship between the lithosphere (solid Earth), hydrosphere (water), and atmosphere (air). Our students are grounded in the physical Earth Science fundamentals so that they can address complex environmental problems such as climate change, environmental groundwater or soil contamination, and natural resources. Students, in collaboration with their academic advisors, can leverage this foundational knowledge to tailor a course sequence that aligns with their unique interests. The emphasis is on versatility, ensuring graduates are well-equipped to contribute meaningfully across various domains of environmental earth sciences.

By pursuing Environmental Earth Sciences at Millersville, students embark on a transformative academic journey that not only equips them with the knowledge to understand the complexities of our environment but also empowers them to actively contribute to the collective efforts aimed at improving and sustaining the health of our planet.


Career Options in Environmental Earth Science

Millersville University's Environmental Earth Science program immerses students in practical fieldwork and lab-intensive experiences, equipping them with the skills to address contemporary environmental challenges. Upon graduation, individuals from this program will be well-prepared to seamlessly transition into diverse career opportunities such as:

  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Compliance Officer
  • Environmental Field Scientist
  • Watershed Management
  • Geomorphologist
  • Hydrologists
  • Environmental Communications Specialist
  • Environmental Grant Writer
  • Park Ranger

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“I think my greatest achievement while at Millersville was learning how to learn, from facts and data, from people, and from mistakes. As a senior program assistant for the Boards on Earth Sciences and Resource and Water Science and Technology at the National Academy of Sciences, I am learning something new every day. ”

- Sam Kraft '21 | B.S. Geology