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Environmental Science, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Springfield, FL, United States
You care about the world, and we want to help you make it a better place by providing the education and tools necessary to make a positive impact on our environment. The Environmental Science major at Springfield College provides more than a traditional classroom education. 
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With innovative course offerings, frequent in-field experiences, and an interdisciplinary format spanning a variety of programs and areas of interests, this major will help prepare you for the environmental science career that you want, whether it’s in nonprofit, government, compliance, environmental law, or other related industries.

You won’t just learn how human activity impacts the environment, you’ll also obtain the critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to contribute to solutions to global environmental issues. Designed to help you become a leader in both natural and manufactured environments, the Environmental Science major will assist in developing the skills you need to confront challenges faced by citizens, businesses, governments, and non-governmental organizations.

Careers and Internships

Students enrolled in the environmental science major have opportunities to intern at a variety of locations, such as the Forest Park Zoo and other nonprofit organizations focused on the environment. You’ll get experience in the field, which leads to experience on your resume before graduation. We know that employers love that.

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies? We thought you’d never ask. Below are a few career paths environmental science majors have pursued.

  • Conservation Law Enforcement Officers
  • Ecologists
  • Ecotoxicologist
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Environmental Microbiologist
  • Environmental Science Educator
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Land-use Planners
  • Naturalists and Environmental Educators

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Bioscience
  • Bioscience I Laboratory
  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Microcomputer Applications 
  • Environmental Geology 
  • Foundations of Sustainability
  • Introduction to Gepgraphic Information Systems 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference

For international Students

  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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