Merrimack College’s Environmental Sciences and Sustainability (ESS) program offers you the choice of pursuing either a bachelor of arts in ESS or a bachelor of science in ESS based on your career pursuits. You will select a concentration within your program and explore the impact that human activity has on the natural systems of the planet, and you’ll learn to rethink, redesign and re-create the way humans use natural resources.

Majoring in environmental studies and sustainability can lead to wide-ranging career opportunities in environmental justice, climate studies, conservation, environmental policy, environmental law, landscape architecture, environmental health, land use and planning, and environmental communications. Positions in this field may include environmental inspector, biological monitor, watershed coordinator, water quality technician, natural scientist and green design professional. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.