Environmental Science

Immerse yourself in an integrative and applied program that provides an action-oriented curriculum and research opportunities to address environmental impacts. Offered as a major and minor.

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Program Overview

Engage with exceptional faculty in small classes as you create your path in Environmental Health and Toxicology or Environmental Management and Sustainability with research projects tailored to your interests. Be prepared to excel in graduate programs and environmental science careers.

  • Bryant is a living laboratory, providing you access to wetlands, forest, and aquatic environments.
  • Our action-oriented curriculum inspires you to address real-world environmental impacts as an undergraduate.
  • From your first year, you have unprecedented access to laboratory equipment from a scanning electron microscope to a fully equipped geochemistry lab.
  • Establish yourself as a powerhouse in the field and in the lab through collaboration with a distinguished faculty mentor on research that will be published and presented at regional and national conferences, and could lead to a patent. 
  • Participate in 10-week paid summer fellowships funded by NASA, the National Science Foundation, and other organizations.
  • Join program graduates who succeed in graduate programs and in meaningful environmental science careers.

INTERDISCIPLINARY ADVANTAGE

  • A strong foundation integrating business, STEM fields and the liberal arts develops critical 21st century skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
  • Every student graduates with a major and a complementary minor, gaining a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through experiential learning.
  • Whether you begin a career or continue your education after graduation, Bryant credentials prepare impact thinkers who are in high demand and prepared to contribute and make a difference.
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The Bryant Difference

99%

99 percent of Bryant graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of Commencement.

No. 7

U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 7 in the Regional Universities North category.

Top 1% ROI

For lifetime earnings and ROI -- Georgetown University CEW

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant’s Environmental Science program go on to graduate schools and are in demand by businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Aecom
General Mills
Hanna Instruments
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Mead & Hunt
Tesla
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Clark University
Columbia University
Duke University
Monmouth University
Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research
University of Maine
University of Pennsylvania

Experiential Learning Opportunities

CAREER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Environmental Science alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure an Environmental Science internship, available in various sectors, through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 400+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

  • Bryant Outdoor Adventure Club
  • SustainUs member
  • Bryant Fishing Club

SERVICE

  • Volunteer at Save the Bay
  • Enactus member

INTERNATIONAL

  • Sophomore International Experience
  • Study abroad during your junior year

RESEARCH

  • Research and Engagement Day presenter
  • Honors Program 
  • NASA Research Grant recipient
  • Lab research internship
  • Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow