Environmental Geoscience

Environmental Geoscience

Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.

The Environmental Geoscience degree at PSC is an interdisciplinary degree, giving a student the option of including courses in biology, soil science, or forest management. A student that chooses this program is preparing for employment in areas such as environmental consulting, geographic information systems (GIS), and resource management. Environmental geoscientists with a Bachelor’s degree earn a median salary of $89,700 per year (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook).

Career Opportunities: A career in geology or environmental geoscience can provide many options to fit your particular interests in the earth sciences.  Geoscience-related occupations are expected to grow by 10% between 2014 and 2024 (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook) making these career choices even more appealing.  Potomac State College offers a student interested in the geosciences a two-year foundation on which to begin a four-year degree. 

Degree Program:

Environmental Geoscience

Degree Designation:

Associate of Arts

Judy Ninseteel