Why Study Environmental Studies and Sustainability?

The need to understand, respond to and alter the impacts of human activity on the natural systems of the planet has never been more urgent.

A degree in environmental studies and sustainability will prepare you to rise to these challenges — on campus and in the world. It will also equip you to play a role in the emerging green economy. 

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Why Merrimack?

  • The flexibility to customize your major from among three tracks gives you the freedom to pursue your greatest interests.
  • Through our community internships, you’ll develop new skills, make important connections and strengthen your resum√©.  
  • Our interdisciplinary curriculum, with courses in the humanities, business and economics, opens the door to unlimited career possibilities.