What You’ll Learn
Through a curriculum with a core in the disciplines of biology, ecology, chemistry, and geology, our accelerated dual degree program develops the conceptual knowledge and technical skills necessary to address environmental problems.You’ll be challenged to think creatively while developing the intellectual depth and breadth necessary to conduct research and solve challenges. And you’ll receive two degrees at a tremendous value.
Our combined degree gives you the opportunity to focus on Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology, Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecology, or Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology. You’ll complete the coursework for a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in five years at a tremendous value.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
There is an ongoing demand for environmental scientists in industry, government, and nonprofit environmental organizations. Our graduates have gone on to work for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, US Geological Survey, National Weather Service, US National Park Service, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, prestigious graduate schools, and major corporations.
Admission to the combined degree program is highly selective, restricted to Brockport students with exceptional academic records and subject to the availability of a faculty member able to serve as a thesis advisor.
Admission is restricted to Brockport undergraduate Environmental Science & Ecology students who have:
- completed at least 75 undergraduate credits, with at least 15 credits at Brockport
- a cumulative Brockport GPA of at least 3.4
All applicants must complete the multi-step process managed by the Center for Graduate Studies.
- Determine your applicant type
- Submit application
- Request all official transcripts
- Review and submit required application materials through the Application Status Portal
- International applicants must also submit international materials
November 15 of the student’s junior year
Complete applications received after the published deadline are welcome and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
Our students have the chance to work closely with professors in the field, both on land and in water. Watch our students in action.
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I really enjoy the welcoming atmosphere that the faculty and staff provides the students. They always make themselves available to help and are very supportive, no matter what it is you want to study. Oscar Pecci ’17