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Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Sustainability and environmental impact are important factors for decisions and growth in every type of organization across all industries. You’ll study the physical systems that make up our environment, policies, and economics that drive decisions and learn how humans impact sustainability and climate.

Why Study Sustainability and Environmental Studies at Radford?

  • You’ll be able to choose a learning path that works for you, with either field application or a capstone experience.
  • Our program is designed to give you a well-rounded education in sustainability and environment.
  • Some of our graduates work at NASA, NGA, Google, the EPA, and Northrup Grumman.

Careers and Internships

  • Our students have a wide range of geospatial and environmental job opportunities in both the public and private sectors.
  • Our students are top recruits for government agencies like the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Geological Survey.
  • In the private sector, our students are successful in GIS Analyst positions in companies ranging from big tech companies like ESRI and Google to environmental engineering firms like Timmons Group and Control Point Associates.

Opportunities for Sustainability and Environmental Studies students?

Undergraduates get access to state-of-the-art equipment like LiDAR, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), GPS, and other geospatial technology on our campus.