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Environmental Science

For you, being outdoors feels like home. The deep connection you feel to the natural world gives you a sense of stewardship and responsibility for our planet.

Your fascination and passion for conservation are needed to make an impact on how humans interact with the natural world. Careers in environmental sciences vary widely from administrative to fieldwork. Environmental issues in energy, climate change, microplastics, and biodiversity are explored in environmental science.

At Harford Community College, we offer an environmental sciences degree that can prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree. We also offer a degree and certificate option that can prepare you to enter the environmental industry workforce.

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your environmental science studies.



With a degree in environmental science at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree or you can consider a wide array of jobs in the environmental industry.

Top Transfer Schools
  • University of Maryland
  • UMBC
  • Towson University
  • Salisbury University
  • Frostburg University
Transfer Program Agreements
Potential Careers
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Environmental Technician
  • Environmental Science Teacher
  • Marine Biologist
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Natural Resource Officer
  • Biological Technician
  • Water Resources Technician


You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.