Green Jobs and Green Education
If you want to get the best possible green education, where should you go? To the best possible university, of course, that simply goes without saying. Another thing goes without saying: Duke University is an excellent, extremely prestigious school. No matter what your major, really, you will get a very high quality education at Duke. As it so happens, this applies to a green education as well, thanks to The Nicholas School of the Environment out of Duke University. Before discussing the advantages of this school, however, we are going to go ahead and take a look at some of the things you need to know about how to get a green education.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you are more than likely well aware of the recent increase in popularity of all things green. Everyone is going green. This is true of individuals as well as businesses and corporations. Companies are coming up with green internet providers. There are green cars, of course, not to mention green computers. The desire to save the environment, not to mention the necessity, has really skyrocketed lately. More and more people are doing everything they can to save the environment, from starting compost piles and bringing back organic gardens to coming up with eco friendly inventions for all kinds of technologies.
You can be kind to the environment by doing a number of things. Likewise, the subject of green education is an extremely versatile one. As such, the Nicholas School of the Environment provides numerous opportunities as well. Students who attend the school do so at the undergraduate level, the graduate level, where they can get a Master of Forestry degree or a Master of Environmental Management degree, or at the doctorate level, where they can get their Ph.D. The nature of the school is such that students can take undergraduate and graduate level courses at the famed Duke Marine Laboratory as well. There is also the Duke Environmental Leadership program, which is a program in continuing education.
If you are looking for an undergraduate degree from Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment, you should know that the school works in tandem with the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, the result being four different undergraduate degrees. You can get a BS and an AB in Earth and Ocean Sciences or a BS and an AB in Environmental Sciences.
In terms of Masters degrees, you can get a Master of Environmental Management degree or a Master of Forestry Degree. With the Ph.D. program, you can prepare for your future in researching or teaching in Environmental Sciences and Policy, Earth and Ocean Sciences, or Marine Science and Conservation.
These are just a few of the green opportunities offered by the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment. The school offers a veritable wealth of opportunity to those students looking to make a career out of healthy, environmentally friendly green living. A little research on the subject and on the school will show you just how many opportunities there are.
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