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Biology Major - Environmental Biology Concentration

You could read a textbook about plant and animal discoveries, but why not make discoveries of your own? In the biology program at Salisbury University, you’ll have many opportunities for undergraduate research both in the field and in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Why Choose the Environmental Biology Program at Salisbury University?

The Environmental Biology Program focuses on the study of relationships between organisms and their environment, from microbes to mammals, in both aquatic and terrestrial settings. Located between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, SU is the perfect place to gain hands-on experience in conservation biology, ecology, organismal biology and earth sciences. Students who graduate from this program are prepared for diverse careers in environmental research, management, monitoring, outreach, education, at governmental regulatory agencies or private environmental consulting companies.

Careers for Environmental Biology Program Graduates

What jobs can you get with a focus in environmental biology within the biology major? Graduates of our program are broadly trained biologists, and they possess the knowledge and skills vital for graduate school and future employment. The field is open for our biology majors, but you could go on to become one of the following:

  • Wildlife biologist
  • Natural resources biologist
  • Wetlands biologist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Statistician