UGA Specific Information for Environmental Resource Science

This major is intended to fill the increasing niche of careers in urban agriculture that require students to have:

1. A strong foundation in both the basic and applied sciences,

2. An understanding of the interconnectedness of the sciences, and

3. Practical work experiences in urban environmental and agricultural arenas. 

Graduates from the Griffin program will gain practical knowledge and problem-solving skills that will enable them to compete for career opportunities in government, environmental consulting firms, environmental research laboratories, and environmental horticulture production and management positions. This degree program compliments the mission of the Griffin Campus and the curriculum reflects the expertise and strengths of faculty that are in residence. The Griffin Campus is headquarters for the CAES Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture. The focus of Center’s faculty is to bring together the science, education, and policy information that the leaders in industries and governments need for making informed decisions on urban agricultural and environmental issues. 

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Environmental Resource Science*

** Includes Self-Employed

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The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

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*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.


Graduate School Program(s)
American University Environmental Science, MS
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