We welcome you to the Department of Environmental Science & Technology (ENST), and would like to give you a closer look at our undergraduate courses and concentrations.
ENST offers a unique and challenging academic program that not only will train you to understand environmental systems and issues, but also give you multidisciplinary quantitative and analytical tools to address complex environmental problems. We do this by blending interactive teaching and learning, field research, and laboratory work which can lead you to an important and worthwhile career. We hope to inspire you to integrate natural systems with the built environment to solve environmental problems, to improve ecosystem health and promote the sustainability of natural resources across the globe, and to become a force to be reckoned with.
Learn more about our major & minor concentration areas:
- Ecological Technology Design
- Ecosystem Health
- Soil and Watershed Science
- Natural Resources Management
- Minor in Soil Science
We also strongly encourage you to secure off-campus internships, study abroad, and participate in research projects with professors in diverse fields. ENST professors are national and world-renowned authors and practitioners in their field, and as an ENST student you will get the chance to learn from and work closely with them.
Our program is expanding to include the best and the brightest and we sincerely hope you join us!
You can learn more about our concentrations by visiting the ENST Undergraduate Program page, by attending a virtual open house presentation, or viewing our program overview video (on the right).
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Environmental Science and Technology Overview
Environmental Science and Technology Overview - Spanish Subtitles
Hear from ENST student Lindsey Wright, on why she chose UMD's ENST program and what she has gained from it.