Graduate Program FAQs
Q: Do Drew graduates succeed in gaining admission to law school in general and environmental law programs in particular?
A: Yes, Drew graduates have been admitted to many environmental law programs and most recently have entered environmental law programs at the College of William and Mar, University of Vermont, and UC-Berkeley. Click here for a list of law schools recently admitting Drew University graduates.
Q: What sorts of graduate programs do Drew students of environmental studies attend?
A: Drew’s Environmental Studies Program leads Drew students to a very wide variety of graduate programs, including:
- Columbia University, M.A. and Ph.D. in Conservation Biology
- Columbia University, Graduate Program on Climate and Society
- Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, Masters of Environmental Management
- University of Edinburgh, Ecological Economics M.Sc.
- University of Edinburgh, Environment and Development
- Rutgers University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Columbia University, Environmental Journalism
- University of North Carolina, Ecology
- Johns Hopkins University, Graduate Program of Health Science
- University of Michigan, International Public Health
- University of Maryland, Ph.D., Ecology
- Lehigh University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
- University of Maine, Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences
- University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., Ecology
- University of Pennsylvania, Veterinary Medicine
- Tufts University, Veterinary Medicine
- SUNY Stony Brook, Environmental Engineering
- University of Florida, Natural Resources and Environment
Environmental Studies and Sustainability Jobs
Q: What are the prospects for graduates of an Environmental Studies Program?
A: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupation Outlook for Environmental Scientists and Hydrologists is excellent. See the latest Job Outlook information.
Q: What sorts of careers have environmental studies students pursued after graduating from Drew?
A: While some graduates pursue careers requiring graduate study (for example: environmental law, ecology professor), others go directly to work for schools, nonprofit organizations, consulting firms, and government agencies. Examples of recent environmental jobs landed by Drew graduates:
- Entomologist, US Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Longhorn Beetle Program
- Field Botanist, Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection
- Habitat Conservation Planner, Trust for Public Lands
- Environmental Consultant, Sovereign Consulting
- Naturalist, Pocono Environmental Education Center
- Naturalist, Weiss Ecology Center
- Naturalist, Living Desert (California)
- Science Teacher, various schools
- Research Assistant, Restoration Ecology, Rutgers University
- Research Assistant, Costa Rica Primate Project/ SUNY Stony Brook
- Editorial Assistant, Life Sciences, John Wiley and Sons
- Professor of Biology, University of Minnesota – Morris
- Professor of Ecology, Dartmouth College