Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism

This program is not being offered for the 2024-25 academic year.

Pursue your passion to preserve the planet while advancing your opportunities for a career. From endangered species and loss of biodiversity to sea-level rise and social justice concerns, we are facing a critical juncture to address climate change, especially in Florida.

Rollins’ bachelor’s degree in environmental studies combines science with the humanities to provide you a well-rounded understanding of the issues affecting our world and the skills necessary to think critically, write convincingly, and communicate effectively.

So whether you go on to pursue a career improving politics and policies or addressing sustainability and social justice, you’ll have the interdisciplinary foundation needed to make a difference on a local, national, and global level.

Top 3 Reasons to Finish Your Environmental Studies Degree at Rollin

  1. Natural Learning Laboratories

    Gain a real-world perspective about everything from protected areas and sustainability to urban planning initiatives through our field studies to Costa Rica, Everglades National Park, and Portland, Oregon.

  2. Enhance Your Resume

    You’ll develop a resume-worthy report focused on best practices in sustainability as part of your senior capstone project, which past graduates have used to land jobs and gain acceptance to grad school.

  3. Make a Difference

    You’ll have the opportunity to participate in programs like EcoRollins, Net Impact, and the student-run Sustainability Program on campus as well as research and restoration efforts at the nearby Genius Preserve.

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Did You Know?

The average annual salary for environmental scientists and specialists is $73,530, according to PayScale. Learn more about how finishing your environmental studies and sustainable urbanism degree at Rollins will advance your career and unlock your earning potential.

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Expert Faculty

At Rollins, your professors will know more than your name. They’ll know and share your passions. In addition to being scholars committed to sustainability and restoration, many of our faculty also currently work in the field. You’ll learn about environmental justice from an environmental lawyer, Florida’s natural lands and landscapes from a partner in a land-planning firm, and environmental history from a published historian. And whatever career you choose to pursue, you’ll be backed by a team of committed mentors who are invested in your success and can help connect you with the people, conversations, and resources you need to achieve it.

Streamlined Admission

No application fee. No standardized tests required. No more excuses.