Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$346 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. Environmental Sciences – Online

Careers

The OSU Environmental Sciences online degree program is flexible to allow students to pursue a wide range of career goals based on their interest.  Sample career options:

  • Environmental consulting firms
  • Government agencies (DEQ, EPA, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service)
  • Health and safety field (HAZMAT)
  • Research labs
  • Teaching in outdoor or nature centers
  • Nonprofit agencies (Institute for Applied Ecology, etc.)

Plus, this degree program is a great stepping stone toward graduate work such as master and doctorate programs in various fields, teacher licensure and law school,.

For further information about job outlooks within this field, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “green” job data.

Orman Morton

Orman Morton III changed his life by earning an environmental sciences degree online and landing a job restoring wetlands in the Baltimore area. See story and video »

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

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