Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism
Pursue your passion to preserve the planet while advancing your opportunities for a career. From endangered species and loss of biodiversity to sea-level rise and social justice concerns, we are facing a critical juncture to address climate change, especially in Florida.
Rollins’ bachelor’s degree in environmental studies combines science with the humanities to provide you a well-rounded understanding of the issues affecting our world and the skills necessary to think critically, write convincingly, and communicate effectively.
So whether you go on to pursue a career improving politics and policies or addressing sustainability and social justice, you’ll have the interdisciplinary foundation needed to make a difference on a local, national, and global level.
Why Rollins Professional Advancement
The personalized support, expert guidance, and time-tested know-how to finish your degree, transform your life, and advance your career
Designed to Fit Your Life
Our Professional Advancement programs are designed specifically for the busy lives of working adults like you.
Seamless Transfer & Guaranteed Admission
Get back on track to finish today with our seamless transfer process and guaranteed admission policy.
Ample Aid & Scholarships
Rollins offers the financial support you need to cross the finish line and unlock your earning potential.
Personalized Learning Environment
With an average class size of 14, our personalized learning environment is designed for individualized attention whenever you need it.
Top 3 Reasons to Finish Your Environmental Studies Degree at Rollin
Natural Learning Laboratories
Gain a real-world perspective about everything from protected areas and sustainability to urban planning initiatives through our field studies to Costa Rica, Everglades National Park, and Portland, Oregon.
Enhance Your Resume
You’ll develop a resume-worthy report focused on best practices in sustainability as part of your senior capstone project, which past graduates have used to land jobs and gain acceptance to grad school.
Make a Difference
You’ll have the opportunity to participate in programs like EcoRollins, Net Impact, and the student-run Sustainability Program on campus as well as research and restoration efforts at the nearby Genius Preserve.
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Did You Know?
The average annual salary for environmental scientists and specialists is $73,530, according to PayScale. Learn more about how finishing your environmental studies and sustainable urbanism degree at Rollins will advance your career and unlock your earning potential.
At Rollins, your professors will know more than your name. They’ll know and share your passions. In addition to being scholars committed to sustainability and restoration, many of our faculty also currently work in the field. You’ll learn about environmental justice from an environmental lawyer, Florida’s natural lands and landscapes from a partner in a land-planning firm, and environmental history from a published historian. And whatever career you choose to pursue, you’ll be backed by a team of committed mentors who are invested in your success and can help connect you with the people, conversations, and resources you need to achieve it.
No application fee. No standardized tests required. No more excuses.