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