According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of environmental scientists is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Graduates will be prepared to enter government, academic, private or non-profit careers or to continue their education in a variety of scientific disciplines.

Some careers of interest include:

  • Environmental consulting
  • Laboratory or field research
  • Environmental education
  • Environmental law
  • Pollution engineering
  • Toxicology
  • Waste management