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Environment and Sustainability

You love nature and want to protect the environment and save resources. The earth and all its creatures and biomes inspire you. You are drawn to investigate nutrients in the soil and species of ocean life, treat wild and domestic animals, and help with the effects of toxic spills. Whether animal science, fisheries, biology, resource management, geology, marine biology or wildlife and conservation, you will find a career in the Environment and Sustainability path!

New Degree and Certificate Programs Coming Fall 2022
URI JAA Related to this Path (JAA Information)
Program Degree
Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology B.S.
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics B.S.
Environmental Science and Management B.S.
Marine Affairs B.A. or B.S.
Plant Sciences B.S.
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems: Food and Society B.S.
Wildlife and Conservation Biology B.S.
Four-year program-to-program transfer agreements
Institution Program Degree Type
Bryant University Science - Biology B.S. Transfer

An ASSOCIATE degree from this path helps students begin careers such as:

  • Environmental scientists and specialists, including health
  • Farmworkers and laborers: crop, nursery and greenhouse
  • Farmworkers: farm, ranch and aquacultural animals
  • Veterinary technologists and technicians

A BACHELOR'S degree enables students to begin careers such as:

  • Art Director
  • Biological technician
  • Environmental engineering
  • Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers
  • Natural sciences managers
  • Soil and plant scientist
  • Zoologists and wildlife biologist

Check out the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for more information, including salaries, on a career in Arts and Humanities.