A hands-on, hard-science approach to protecting the environment. Graduates work for sustainability consulting firms, government agencies, and nonprofits or go on to continued success in grad programs in science, business, medicine, and law.

Interest Areas
  • Plant
  • Science
  • Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature
  • Animal
  • Education
Target Major/Degree https://agsci.psu.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/environmental-resource-management
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

Laboratories and technology classrooms are only the beginning. Step outside and learn about our building's natural roof; or across the street and into the Arboretum at Penn State, part of a 370-acre parcel of undeveloped land where faculty and students work to preserve valuable green space in a rabidly urbanizing landscape.

  • Environmental consulting firms 
  • Federal and state regulatory agencies 
  • Corporate sustainability
  • State and national parks
  • Conservation districts 
  • Conservancies 
  • Environmental education organizations 
  • Municipalities
  • Environmental  law
  • Water quality 
  • Wetland science
  • Non-profit organizations 
  • Property and land management firms 
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Environmental Resource Management Society
  • Sustainable Agriculture Club
  • Student Farm Club
  • Penn State Environmental Society
  • Soil Judging Team
  • Weed Science Team

Focus your degree with an option in Environmental ScienceSoil Science or Water Science