About Leadership and Management
Develop expertise to prepare for leadership career positions in environmental management.
The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies at California University of Pennsylvania can help to prepare you to be an effective influencer in the dynamic environmental management sector. Cal U's undergraduate degree program in environmental studies offers a broad core of courses in biology and ecology, supplemented with courses in the Earth sciences, chemistry, physics and mathematics.
The leadership and management concentration in the environmental studies program at Cal U is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce in the public, private or nonprofit sectors. You will complete a combination of biology, political science and business courses that give you a unique perspective on how the environment intersects with society today. You also can choose from a wide range of electives to be career-ready.
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Through various methods such as gathering information, considering values and exploring consequences, students gain the tools necessary to effectively evaluate information about environmental issues and make informed decisions. Many courses include a laboratory portion where students study the practical application of scientific theories and learn about scientific instruments and various organisms; others provide a hands-on experience with environmental organizations or in the field.
In addition to classroom studies, the undergraduate program offers opportunities for fieldwork, internships and other hands-on educational activities with a number of regional and national environmental organizations. Students also may earn professional certifications with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA).