Environmental Studies Degree Information

Better Understand Human-Environmental Interactions

Learn about the most important environmental problems challenging the world today. Gain knowledge about and skills inenvironmental policymaking, interpreting science for children and adults,community planning, and environmental advocacy. With a curriculum rooted in hands-on learning, you'll have the opportunity to explore and understand the 1,200-acre Rindge campus and how to take action to make a difference for nature and people.

Continue into the Master of Business Administration in Energy and Sustainability Studies program at Franklin Pierce, or consider a Master of Science in Environmental Studies through a partnership with Antioch University.

A major and minor are offered. 

Sigma Zeta

You have the opportunity to join Franklin Pierce's chapter of the National Science and Mathematics Honor Society if you meet national requirements for induction.

Study in Costa Rica

Education extends beyond the classroom. Enroll in Tropical Forest Ecology (BI 217) and take a two-week trip in June to three field sites in Costa Rica.

  • Dennis Garcia '13

    "While I was at Franklin Pierce, I was fortunate to have professors who were very supportive in my learning. My Environmental Science coursework and my social science class community organization opened a new way to impact developing countries."

    Denis Garcia '13

    Environmental Consultant at United Nations Guatemala 

Sample Career Opportunities
Franklin Pierce graduates have gone on to enjoy careers and internships with such companies as:
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Clean Harbors
  • Mount Washington Observatory
  • U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service
  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Protection
  • Vermont Department of Conservation
  • Environmental Protection Agency, Boston


Our dedicated faculty are at the heart of providing academic instruction and a Pierce education. Learn more about our knowledgeable faculty and their areas of study.

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Want to Know More?

Download the Environmental Studies Program SheetDownload an Environmental Studies program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College at Rindge Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

Undergraduate Admissions(800) 437-0048

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