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Environmental Science 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016-8007 United States

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Careers & Alumni

Environmental scientists are tasked with solving some of the most critically important issues facing the world, and the MS in Environmental Science from American University is your entry point to this rewarding career. 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Environmental Scientists earn an average annual salary of $71,000.

Where are they now?

Recent graduates of the Environmental Science MS program have gone on to positions as

  • Biophysical Society: Programs Coordinator
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission: Biological Scientist
  • Girls Who Code: Club Success Specialist
  • Indonesia: Fulbright Scholar
  • Integrated Systems Solutions: Management Analyst III
  • Kapur & Associates: Environmental Scientist
  • Las Vegas Water District: Analytical Chemist
  • McDonoungh Braungart Design Chemistry, LLC: Environmental Scientist
  • National Science Foundation: Program Analyst
  • NOAA: Fishery Observer (finalist)
  • NOAA: GIS Technician
  • Oceana: Climate & Energy Intern
  • Solv LLC: Environmental Scientist
  • US EPA: Data Analyst
  • Washington DC Dept. of Transportation: Urban Forester
  • Wildlife Habitat Council: Conservation Planning Manager
  • World Bank: Korean American Scholarship Fund, International Affairs Consultant

 

Recent graduates have also gone on to attend

  • Boston University
  • Catholic University
  • Catholic University of America
  • Duke University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Howard University
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Rutgers University
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • UC Riverside
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore

 
Read more career information about AU's environmental science alumni.