Department of Environmental Science
Global Scope. Global Impact.
The future of the earth depends on intelligent responses to environmental issues.
The Department of Environmental Science is dedicated to educating students in both the scientific and policy dimensions of environmental issues. Our goal is to provide a research and education environment where students learn to be stewards of the earth.
The Department of Environmental Science at Baylor University offers Ph.D. and Master degrees that address research topics of regional, national, and global concern. Graduate students in Environmental Science work in collaboration with faculty who are regarded as leading scientists and engineers and have access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and laboratory facilities as well as excellent access to field sites. Financial aid, stipends and full tuition remission, are available.
Studying the environment at Baylor University Environmental Science is much more than just a major. Our faculty, staff and students come from a community of scholars who are committed to understanding and improving our environment. In addition to standard courses, students will access exciting internships, engage novel research opportunities, and gain field experience.
Environmental Science graduate and undergraduate students actively engage a wide range of research activities that address fundamental environmental processes, stressors on environmental systems, and their effects on human health.
Students in the Baylor Environmental Science Department have the opportunity to collaborate with a variety of organizations throughout the Waco area and beyond.
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"Studying with the ENV department has allowed me to travel to Barrow, AK, Stockholm, Sweden, and La Plata, Argentina to conduct research and collaborate with other Arctic researchers."
"My career goal is to become a leading scientist in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology, and I hope my future research will allow society to develop strategies to promote the sustainability of natural resources and ecosystems."
"I chose to study Environmental Science because I want to help conserve and restore the beautiful world that God gave us."