Environmental Studies & Sustainability.


Environmental Studies & Sustainability

Go Green or Go Home

ESS is the study of challenges to earth’s life-support systems—and their solutions. Our program is a fine preparation for graduate school and, ultimately, teaching at the university level or conducting high-level laboratory research. Available as a major or minor program of study.

The environment is in crisis. There are lots of ways to help—and that translates into lots of jobs. Real-world internships, of which there are plenty, look great on résumés. We can get you there.

Other graduates are working for nonprofits on the frontlines of environmental solutions, and in government agencies, environmental law and science teaching.

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It really started me thinking about what kind of work I would like to do and what change I would like to see come out of it. It made me realize how important the work really is. ”
Matt Boudreaux C’13
on Peak Oil and Climate Change

Drew + Duke Combined Degrees

Get a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in just five years. Through our combined degree program, you earn a Bachelor of Arts at Drew and either a Master of Environmental Management or a Master of Forestry at Duke.

Class of 2016 Outcomes

ESS majors in the Class of 2016 are already getting to work and to grad school. Here is a sampling of where some of our graduates are right now:
• Research Assistant in Ecuador for Stony Brook University
• Sustainability Advocate at Clean Water Action
• Science Teacher, Teach for America