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Why Environmental Science at Valpo?

Valpo environmental science students are committed to protecting our planet through a rigorous approach to problem solving. Are you adventurous, empathetic, and highly engaged? If you love working outdoors, care about the wellbeing of all life on Earth, and work towards gaining the scientific and social skills needed to lead your generation, then you are a Valpo environmental scientist. In this interdisciplinary degree an expert group of faculty from across campus work closely with you to identify your strengths and chart your path to reach your fullest potential. Valpo environmental science students and alumni create a culture of empathy and goodwill to solve problems, and find truly sustainable solutions.

Environmental Science Highlights

Experiential Learning

Environmental science is a hands-on field, and Valpo’s program emphasizes practical experience.

Study Abroad

Students may take advantage of Valpo’s 25 Study Abroad programs in countries including Costa Rica, Mexico and England.

Student Organizations

Club members promote a variety of environmentally friendly activities on campus.

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Stumbling Onto A Career Path
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