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If you are interested in the environment, UW-Green Bay is the university for you. From ecology and conservation courses, to technology, business and industry, the Environmental Science major at UW-Green Bay allows students to focus on diverse environmental issues. UW-Green Bay is the perfect place for students interested in the natural environment, located in the third largest city in Wisconsin (great for internship and career connections) and on a campus with nearly 300 acres of natural arboretum (excellent for research and learning). Whether you are interested in ecology or industry, UW-Green Bay is a great place to study environmental science.


Environmental Management & Business Institute
EMBI helps strengthen the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s leadership position in the promotion of environmental awareness and eco-friendly initiatives.

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Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
We enhance educational programs by providing hands-on resources for courses, by establishing student internship opportunities, and by attracting visiting scientists and speakers.

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Should I be a Environmental Scientist?
Students who plan to pursue this major should emphasize science and mathematics in their course work. Courses in biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, and mathematics provide the needed background.

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What Will I Learn?

Students who develop these skills gain perspective to meet problems squarely, improvise and devise solutions, and overcome unpredictable circumstances in life.

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Become a Phoenix

UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

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Environmental Science at UW-Green Bay

Meet Michael Draney

“Environmental Science students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor early in their academic career. With guidance and planning you can take best advantage of our program and begin building your career, while ensuring timely graduation. We can also tell you about opportunities available to you, including research with faculty supervisors, internships, travel courses, post-graduate education and career opportunities.” 

- Michael Draney, Professor and Chair of Natural and Applied Sciences

Meet and contact all our Environmental Science professors.


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