Program at a Glance

Program Type
2-year Associate Degree
Area of Study
College & University Transfer
Science, Math, & Engineering
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Explore the Environmental Science Field and See What You Can Be

Prepare to study the innerworkings of the Earth's environment with this program and transfer seamlessly to a four-year school.

Why Choose Germanna

Germanna's environmental science program is unique, as it provides you with basic knowledge in multiple science principles, including Biology and Geology. Not only will you complete this program as a master of environmental science, but you'll also gain a basis in other science concepts. 

Career Options for Environmental Science Degree

  • Natural Resource Manager: Responsible for the protection and conservation of plants, water, soil and wildlife within a designated area.
  • Air Pollution Analyst: Measures, samples, and analyzes data gathered from polluted air. After theorizing or discovering the source of the pollutants, they work with other specialized scientists to develop future techniques for reducing or eradicating air pollution.
  • Environmental Scientist: Collects and compiles environmental data from samples of air, soil, water, food, and other materials for scientific analysis. 

Transferring After Germanna

Visit our Transfer Services page to learn more about transferring after Germanna. Explore over 45 partner colleges and universities and review Germanna's guaranteed admission agreements.

What You’ll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Basic science concepts
  • Knowledge of earth sciences
  • Scientific theories of the earth
Course Highlights
College Success Skills
English and Communication
General Environmental Science
General Biology

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
Work Experience
Work experience can help you identify areas of opportunity for advancement. At Germanna, education and training are available for any stage of your career.
Technical Training
Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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