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A Bsc Environmental Science student majoring from Gannon University in environmental science typically has a passion for the environment, enjoys outdoor activities, has an aptitude for the sciences and wants to make the world a better place.

You Will Experience

Gannon students learn by doing and are provided with practical experiences to further their understanding of environmental issues and to prepare them for their careers.

  • Fieldwork: The university owns and operates a research vessel, The Environaut. This and the University’s close proximity to Lake Erie allow for water quality monitoring experiences on Lake Erie and its watershed.
  • Senior Thesis Projects: This year-long, team-based capstone course requires students to complete a lab- or field-based research project.
  • Internships: Many students complete internships at government agencies, industrial facilities, environmental consulting firms or nonprofit organizations.
  • Research Experience: Students have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects with department faculty, often involving issues specific to Lake Erie and the Great Lakes region.
  • Travel: Gannon offers many travel courses, service-learning trips and study abroad opportunities.

You Will Achieve

Graduates of the environmental science program are highly employable and typically find jobs with:

  • Governmental Agencies such as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, as well as state and county health departments.
  • Environmental consulting firms that provide services to companies, local governments and individuals to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Private industry to ensure the company is in compliance with occupational safety and environmental regulations.

Nonprofit organizations in the area of environmental education and outreach.

You Will Earn

Salaries in the field vary depending on the location and type of organization.

  • Starting salary: $45,000
  • Mid-career salary: $71,500

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Environmental Science
  • General Chemistry
  • Mollecular Biology
  • General Physics
  • Foundations of Theology
  • Philosophy
  • History without Borders
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Environmental Health

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    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.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Completion of 16 academic units at the high school level, four of which must be English; remainder of units are to be comprised of four units in mathematics including geometry and trigonometry or pre-calculus, four units of science including physics, and four units in any combination of social sciences and foreign languages.
  • Academic course selection, grades, letters of recommendation, personal statement and SAT/ACT scores will be carefully reviewed for admission consideration.
  • Demonstrate motivation and curiosity through interests and extracurricular activities.

Tuition Fee

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    16530 USD/semester
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  • National

    16530 USD/semester
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Living costs for Erie

  • 1000 - 1500 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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