Learn how to manage, conserve and remediate hazards to natural resources in the online Bachelor of Science in Geoscience degree with a concentration in Natural Resources and Conservation at Southern New Hampshire University. This natural resources degree concentration gives you a strong foundation in the natural and physical sciences with a focus on science communication, methodology and technology used to solve complex environmental problems. You'll learn how to analyze data and utilize the latest technology to study all aspects of the earth and present your findings.
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The bachelor’s in geoscience online coursework covers climate change, alternative energy, sustainability and more of today's most important environmental challenges. You'll gain the skills and experience to meet intensifying demand for geoscience professionals specialized in energy, environmental protection, and land and resource management.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor’s in geosciences at SNHU include:
As a graduate of SNHU's BS in Geosciences program, you'll be prepared to pursue or advance your career in a variety of roles, including:
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for environmental scientists and specialists, including those in health fields, will grow 11% by 2026, faster than the average growth for all occupations.*
The online natural resources and conservation degree concentration gives you a foundation in the physical sciences with a focus on climate change, waste reduction and remediation, and alternative energy and sustainability.
SNHU provides cloud-based virtual environments in some courses to give you access to the technology you need for your degree – and your career. Learn more about our virtual environments.
SNHU's bachelor's in natural resources and conservation program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.