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In response to COVID-19, Kean University is conducting remote education during the Spring 2020 semester. Current and prospective students can access all services remotely. Learn More

What You Learn

You can choose from several tracks in Kean's earth science program.

Our environmental science degree provides you with a strong background in science and fundamentals that relate to the environment. The program is designed to prepare you for technical positions in the environmental industry or to continue your education at the graduate level.

In the geoscience program, you can learn about and use the most current geological and geochemical technologies. You will be trained to study the earth and environment as a system.

Our Bachelor of Arts programs introduce you to oceanography and meteorology among other topics, preparing you for a career as a teacher or scientist.

  • Run field studies, collect samples and administer surveys

  • Research natural phenomena of the world — geological, climatological, oceanic and astrological

You can also improve your valuable critical thinking and communication skills in all of our earth science programs.

Program Options:

B.A. in Earth Science

B.A. in Earth Science | Teacher Certification P-12

B.A. in Earth Science | Dual Certification, Teacher of Students with Disabilities and P-12

B.S. in Earth Science | Environmental Science

B.S. in Earth Science | Geoscience

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It's so heartwarming to see a professor acknowledge your efforts and invest in your future."

Danielle De Mesa '17
Danielle DeMesa Earth Science student

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

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