The Top 10

Here we give you the Top 10 reasons why students choose Environmental Science over any other program.

Dr. Booth kissing a lizard

1. Outstanding Job Opportunities

Environmental scientists, such as Dr. Booth pictured here, tend to have very high career satisfaction.

Brad Giles, a highly successful BYU Alumni teaches a BYU group about environmental issues of power plant waste disposal

2. Excellent Salary Potential

Brad Giles, a highly successful BYU Alumni teaches a BYU group about environmental issues of power plant waste disposal.

Student taking water quality measurements to assess anthropologic impacts on environmental quality

3. Focus on Stewardship of the Earth's Resources and Environment

Student taking water quality measurements to assess anthropologic impacts on environmental quality.

Graduate and the undergraduate students take samples in Central America

4. Service Oriented Field

Graduate and the undergraduate students take samples in Central America.

Financial support for students through scholarships and paid internships allows students more time for educational opportunities

5. Scholarships for Nearly Every Student

Financial support for students through scholarships and paid internships allows students more time for educational opportunities.

Field trips expose students to the beauty of nature as well as environmental challenges

6. Significant Time Spent Outdoors

Field trips expose students to the beauty of nature as well as environmental challenges.

A student analyzes nutrient concentrations by atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

7. Fantastic Lab and Field Experiences

A student analyzes nutrient concentrations by atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS).

The environmental science program offers opportunities for individual faculty-student interaction

8. Small Classes

The environmental science program offers opportunities for individual faculty-student interaction.

Graduate student works with advising professor to take data on a hibernating bear. Other students and children are able to observe and interact as well

9. High Admission Rates for graduate and professional programs

Graduate student works with advising professor to take data on a hibernating bear. Other students and children are able to observe and interact as well.

Students research and study a variety of environmental issues, including the students pictured here taking samples to assess anthropologic impacts on one of our most precious resources - water

10. Application of Gospel and science to environmental issues.

Students research and study a variety of environmental issues, including the students pictured here taking samples to assess anthropologic impacts on one of our most precious resources - water.