Why Environmental Science at CMU?
New beginning Fall 2016!
- Our new curriculum is designed to provide you with the skills you will need to help solve the most challenging environmental problems. You will also be able to focus on the area of environmental science you're most interested in.
- Small classes, typically less than 30 students, allow for a personalized learning experience.
- Your coursework will take you out in the field to a number of CMU-owned sites, including nearby Viet's Woods and Neithercut Woodland, and the Biological Station on Beaver Island in the center of Lake Michigan. You will return samples of the environment to campus for laboratory analysis
- You will bring your samples of the environment to campus for laboratory analysis using research-grade equipment that allows state-of-the-art techniques to be performed, including specific conductance, mass spectroscopy, chromatography, and electrophoresis.
- Gain real world experience with internship opportunities throughout the state.
- Our students receive one-on-one mentoring and advice directly from faculty members. These faculty mentors share opportunities and help tailor your academic experience to achieve success after graduation.
- Conduct independent research projects, and present your research at national conferences
- Study abroad in Hikone, Japan through the Japan Center for Michigan Universities summer program in Environment and Sustainability
- Join a professional society related to your area of interest