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LIVE & STUDY AT MINER AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE


The applied environmental science program is our residential semester for senior majors taught each fall at the W.H. Miner Institute, our satellite campus in Chazy, N.Y.

Applied Environmental Science Program at Miner Institute


Students completing 12 credits at Miner (including undergraduate research) receive the AESP graduation certificate.

What Will I Learn?


AESP Courses at Miner Institute

What is Unique About Our Program?


Most students live at the Institute in spacious dormitories with other majors. Five field/lab courses, taught in an alternative, day-long format, utilize the Institute’s 8,000 acres of forests and fields and their extensive laboratory and computer facilities.

What Are My Career Opportunities?


Many graduates are employed by environmental consulting firms and work with both government and industry in the areas of environmental regulation and compliance. Still others work with environmental advocacy groups to conserve and protect our natural environment.

Students majoring in environmental science have a wide variety of career choices ranging from:
  • Environmental biology
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Environmental geology
  • Environmental planning
  • Environmental policy and management, and more...
Or, choose to go to graduate school:

Many of our alumni have entered graduate school to receive advanced training as:

  • Environmental engineers
  • Land use planners
  • Environmental lawyers
  • Ecologists
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