Environmental Studies 4+1

Degrees Granted
Degree Level
Undergraduate + Graduate
Garden City, NY

Take a direct path to a rewarding career researching or protecting the environment and promoting sustainability.

Why Earn a Combined Degree in Environmental Studies?

There is an immediate need for leaders who can address critical issues relating to global climate change and sustainability. This exciting 4+1 program gives students a solid foundation in climate and environmental sciences, with a particular emphasis on human adaptations to climate change and environmental degradation or topics like green energy or promoting environmentally-friendly societies.

Why Earn a Combined Degree in Environmental Studies at Adelphi?

  • Benefit from the continuity and cohesiveness of a combined undergraduate and graduate curriculum.
  • Take advantage of hands-on experiences, ranging from research assistantships to internships, that boost professional qualifications.
  • Get a personalized education, working with your adviser and faculty mentors to develop the knowledge, skills and experience you’ll need to launch your career.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our graduate students are working or continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

You’ll study in small classes, conduct original research and work with the latest technology in our newly refurbished Geographic Information Systems (GIS) laboratory. And you’ll have the opportunity to do fieldwork in locations close to campus and as far away as Australia or Alaska.

Adelphi Students in Alaska

Adelphi students working in the field in Alaska.

Program Info

The following bachelor’s programs are offered in combination with the MS Environmental Studies:

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Additional Requirements

Students who are already enrolled in a qualifying undergraduate program and who meet GPA requirements can apply for the accelerated program once they have completed particular steps in the major. Speak to a faculty member in the program about the 4+1 option.

Awards & Recognition

Phone Number
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