Environmental Studies

Adelphi science students receive instruction while in the field.

Environmental Studies Career Paths

Explore career options for environmental studies students

What can I do with a major in environmental studies?

Adelphi’s Center for Career and Professional Development offers support and tools to help you figure out your optimal career path. Use the Career Path resource to see what careers are often connected to a degree in major in environmental studies, whether you are working toward a B.A. or M.S. degree. Make an appointment with one of our career counselors for personalized assistance or career exploration.

Prepare for a teaching career

Adelphi’s Department of Environmental Studies offers a unique combined baccalaureate/master’s five year program  which allows students to major in environmental studies and also fulfill courses in education that will lead to New York State teaching certification.

See the Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP) Master of Arts Programs in Childhood Education and Adolescence Education offered in association with the Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.

Students interested in entering STEP for Earth Science may be eligible for the Adelphi SEA Program, a National Science Foundation/NOYCE Scholarship for undergraduate students.


For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Volunteer Opportunities
Get involved with a local organization to help protect our environment.
Find out how to participate
Meet our Faculty
Learn about each Environmental Studies professor's research, experience, and contact information.
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Career Minded?
A degree in Environmental Studies can take you down many different career paths.
See where you can use your degree