Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies Degree

Turn Your Passion for Environmental Issues into a Successful Career

Empowering You to Change Your World.

Virginia Wesleyan University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies program features a broad perspective that combines science and economics with insight into how humans fit into the natural world. We designed the courses to prepare you for careers at the intersection of business, law, and environmental affairs. You’ll learn from expert instructors with years of experience in their fields while completing your degree in a flexible online format.

Virginia Wesleyan University offers an inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service and grounded in the liberal arts and sciences. We inspire students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia’s dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.

Fully Online Degree

Affordable Tuition

Relevant Coursework

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Where Addressing Environmental Issues Becomes Second Nature

VWU’s online environmental studies degree offers wide-ranging courses that build on your passion for addressing environmental challenges. You’ll study topics that emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of this field, learning to apply your knowledge and skills in the workplace. The online courses include:

Humans, the Environment, and Sustainability

Examine how society interacts with the environment and identify opportunities for achieving sustainability.

Energy and the Environment

Get an introduction to the physical concepts related to energy and its environmental impact.

Environmental Policy Analysis

Study substantive environmental policy issues to learn how to contextualize topics, define policy problems, and more.

A Flexible, Supportive Online Experience

VWU’s online programs offer the support and excellence of our in-person courses. Moreover, you control your own schedule. You decide when you’ll complete your coursework, making it easier to fit your studies into your busy life. As you learn at home, you won’t be alone — you can receive direction and support from your instructors, participate in class discussions, and connect with other students while seeking your degree online.

Make a Positive Impact During Your Career

Join our B.A. in Environment Studies program online to gain skills for addressing environmental concerns in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. You’ll prepare to apply natural sciences knowledge to safeguard environments and those who depend on them.

Career Paths for Graduates

  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Conservation

About Virginia Wesleyan University

Founded in 1961, Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia’s premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, VWU enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs each year.

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