School of Environmental Studies

Welcome to the School of Environmental Studies

The School of Environmental Studies, renowned for its commitment to excellence in the field of environmental sciences, provides an extensive array of cutting-edge degree options that cater to a diverse range of interests and career aspirations. 

Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to equip students with a deep understanding of the intricate dynamics of the natural world and empower them with the knowledge and skills necessary to tackle complex environmental challenges. With a dedicated faculty comprising leading experts in their respective fields, we offer unparalleled opportunities for experiential learning, research collaborations, and hands-on fieldwork. By immersing students in a multidisciplinary learning environment, we cultivate critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and a profound appreciation for the interconnectedness of ecological systems. Through internships, workshops, and partnerships with industry leaders, we foster practical experiences that bridge theory with real-world application.

Our graduates emerge as forward-thinking professionals who are well-equipped to make a meaningful and lasting impact on the study, preservation, and sustainable management of our precious environment. Whether your passion lies in environmental advocacy, conservation biology, environmental engineering, or any other facet of the environmental sciences, the School of Environmental Studies is your gateway to a fulfilling and impactful career dedicated to safeguarding our planet for future generations.

"Obtaining an environmental degree is not just an investment in our planet's future, but also in our own."


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200 W 10th Street
P.O.  Box 5152
Cookeville, TN 38505
Phone: (931) 372-6246

Department Office

Southwest Hall 177
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST