Ecosystem Science and Sustainability Major

Yes, you can make a career out of saving the world’s fragile ecosystems. No cape needed.

At a glance

Maybe you’ve always known you wanted to have a career that made an impact. Maybe you’re just now discovering that you can get paid to be a part of the solution to environmental stability. Either way, this major is designed to teach you about the challenges humans face in sustainably managing ecosystem services, as well as the amazing ways in which organisms interact with their environments to form complex ecosystems and cutting-edge solutions for sustainability.  

Degree typeBachelor of Science
FormatOn campus
Part ofWarner College of Natural Resources
Competitive major?No
Accelerated option?No
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Some Career Options

With your degree, you’ll be qualified for a wide variety of careers related to sustainability and natural resource science, specifically in industries like nonprofit or governmental sustainability efforts, federal/state natural resources specialties, and a wealth of jobs that exist out and about in our most-precious wild spaces.  

Tour and info session options

Tours may be available as part of Admissions tours and info sessions, offered throughout the year.

For additional opportunities, please reach out to:

Carmyn Ginnetti at

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Want a more in-depth look at this major? Take a look at the program website to learn more.