Science: Integrated Environmental Studies Specialization

Do you want to provide environmental resources such as renewable energy, clean water, food and shelter for current and future generations? If you answered yes, then check out the Integrated Environmental Studies Specialization under the A.S degree in Science. Students completing this degree may transfer to Virginia Tech, Ferrum and other 4-year colleges to study environmental science, natural resource management, forestry or wildlife science. Careers such as Natural Resource Managers, Water Resource Specialists and Environmental Compliance Officers are possibilities with this pathway. Begin your exciting journey today!

This is an Associates of Science Degree that is intended for transfer. Local Job Opportunities listed are for applicants who have successfully transferred and completed a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree.

Transfer Agreements

Students that graduate from Virginia Western with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Click here for a list of Virginia Transfer Partners.

In addition, Virginia Western has entered into the following agreement specific to the Science: Integrated Environmental Studies program. This list is subject to change, and the most current agreements can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 61 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

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Fax: 540-857-6022

Mailing address:
School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
3080 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Antoinette Pepin, Ph.D.
Professor, Biology
 Fralin Center HP315

B.S. – VPI & SU
M.S. – Utah State University
Ph.D. – George Mason University