Environmentalist

Environmentalists work to protect and promote the environment through actions that inspire conservation and sustainability. If you want to make a difference in protecting and sustaining our planet, these majors/concentrations will let you make an impact.

Agricultural Engineering Technology and Business

Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Prepares students to manage and solve problems in systems that impact natural resources and the environment.

Career Opportunities:

  • Conservation scientist - median annual salary of $61,310
  • Crop consultant - median annual salary of $49,840
  • Hydrologist - median annual salary of $79,550
  • Land surveyor - median annual salary of $58,020

Environmental Economics and Management

Environmental Economics and Management

Prepares students to assess sustainable solutions to resource and environmental issues.

Career Opportunities:

  • Environmental consultant - median annual salary of $67,490
  • Project manager - median annual salary of $90,130
  • Resource policy advocate - median annual salary of $112,190
  • Resource manager - median annual salary of $63,455

Environmental Science in Agricultural Systems

Environmental Science in Agricultural Systems

Prepares students for careers focused on environmental issues related to agronomic and horticultural production.

Career Opportunities:

  • Air pollution analyst - median annual salary of $63,570
  • Conservation agent - median annual salary of $48,070
  • Environmental consultant - median annual salary of $67,490
  • Hazardous waste manager - median annual salary of $74,150