University of Maryland

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Environmental Science & Policy

Considering a major in ENSP?

Are you passionate about helping the environment?

Was AP Environmental Science one of your favorite classes?

Are you interested in climate change, energy policy, water resources and long-term sustainability?

Do you like interdisciplinary studies (e.g., science, social science, and others)?

Do you enjoy outdoor activities, e.g., hiking, camping, boating, fishing, etc.?

Do you want to learn how diverse people and cultures view the world's environmental challenges?

Have you considered a career in the federal government, consulting firms, non-profit organizations, or outdoors?

If you answered "YES" to one or more of these questions -- consider majoring in ENSP!

ENSP Alumni News

Twins Max and Spencer Ernst (2013) are now professional musicians spreading the word in song that "The Soil is Alive! More...

Whitney Beck (Soil, Water, and Land Resources, 2012) has won a National Science Foundation (NSF) IGERT Fellowship, which will fund two years of interdisciplinary graduate study at Colorado State University beginning this Fall.  More...

ENSP alumni Blair Delean (Marine & Coastal Management, 2010) and Dustin Picard (Marine & Coastal Management, 2013) are newly-commissioned officers in the NOAA Commissioned Officers Corps. More...

ENSP Senior Chris Riley (Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, 2014) has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.  More...

ENSP graduate Nathan Hurwitz (Politics & Policy, 2012) has been named a Presidential Management Fellow. More...

ENSP Students Around Campus

ENSP students Leah Schliefer, Samantha Bingaman, and Colleen Shipley were among five University of Maryland students gathered in Sydney, Australia to learn about sustainable urban development via the Universitas 21 Undergraduate Summer School at the University of New South Wales this July.  More...

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