Environmental Science (Environmental Health)

The interdisciplinary environmental science program integrates applied scientific specialties within the broad field of environmental health.

Students can specialize in environmental and resource management, occupational safety and health, public health, or toxic substance control. The program will prepare you for a variety of professional opportunities in government, the private sector, and for graduate study in such fields as toxic substance management, public health, toxicology, industrial hygiene and environmental planning.


This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

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    Hazardous Materials Specialist

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    Marine Biologist

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    • Career & Salary Information
    • Possible Career Options
    • Median Salary*
    • Education Needed
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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Additional Considerations

    Some careers may require additional education. See your academic adviser for more information.

    • Chemist
    • Environmental Engineer
    • Epidemiologist
    • Hazardous Material Specialist
    • Hydrologist
    • Microbiologist

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