Majors in Geology, Environmental Studies and Sustainability Studies develop knowledge that could be applicable to a number of different professions. Alumni may also want to continue their studies in graduate school. Hofstra graduates have pursued advanced degrees at highly regarded institutions.
Majors in Geology, Environmental Studies and Sustainability Studies may consider careers such as:
- Environmental Engineers and Scientists
- Environmental Lawyers
- Geological and Petroleum Technicians
- K-12 and higher education teachers
- Mining Engineers
- Museum Technician or Conservator
- Urban and Regional Planners
Among 2011-12 graduates who majored in the natural sciences and mathematics and responded to a survey, 92 percent reported being employed or pursuing graduate studies. They reported an average entry-level salary of $43,000-a-year.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics, those working in the fields listed here may earn an average annual salary ranging from $42,310 to $114,080, depending on their years of experience.
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