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Environmental Geoscience

Program Details

  • Major Name: Environmental Geoscience
  • Degree Program: Arts and Sciences
  • Degree Designation: AA
  • College / School: STEM

The Environmental Geoscience degree at PSC is an interdisciplinary degree, giving a student the option of including courses in biology, soil science or forest management. A student who chooses this program is preparing for employment in areas such as environmental consulting, geographic information systems (GIS) and resource management. Environmental geoscientists with a bachelor’s degree earn a median salary of $89,700 per year (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook).

Career Outcomes

A career in geology or environmental geoscience can provide many options to fit your particular interests in the earth sciences. Geoscience-related occupations are expected to grow by 10% between 2014 and 2024 (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook) making these career choices even more appealing. Potomac State College offers a student interested in the geosciences a two-year foundation on which to begin a four-year degree.

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