At a time when the United States federal government appears indifferent to, or even hostile towards, responsible and forward-looking environmental stewardship, the Department of Environmental Science at American University Washington DC recommits itself to advancing informed, knowledge-based approaches to confronting local and global environmental concerns.
There has never been a time when environmental science has been of greater importance to developing a sustainable future.
The DC area is the highest paying region for Environmental Scientists and Specialists in the US, with a regional mean salary of $115,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018), which projects 9% job growth through 2028.
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Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
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