Earth & Environmental Science

As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to enter a variety of fields or continue your education in a variety of earth and environmental science graduate programs. Our program gives you tools and knowledge necessary for success in whatever path you choose.


  • Ecological research for non-profit conservation agencies
  • Ecosystem restoration, especially of prairies, wetlands and streams
  • Environmental impact assessment and planning
  • Environmental outreach and development
  • Environmental-oriented missions organizations that holistically serve people by caring for their environment
  • Natural resource conservation government agencies that study, manage and regulate environmental quality
  • Private environmental consulting companies working to restore and remediate environmental degradation
  • Surface and groundwater resource development, remediation and management

Current employers of Taylor EES alumni:

Government agencies:

  • California Forest Service
  • Colorado State Parks
  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources
  • National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration  
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Consulting companies:

  • Acuity Environmental Solutions, Indianapolis
  • Creek Run Environmental, Montpelier, Indiana
  • Davey Resource Group, Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • HDR, Inc., Resource Management, Minneapolis

Missions/development organizations:

  • Blood: Water Mission, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Food for the Hungry, Bolivia 
  • Samaritan’s Purse, Eastern Africa

Graduate schools of EES graduates have attended

  • Auburn University
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor University
  • Columbia University
  • Michigan State University
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio State University
  • Penn State University
  • Rutgers University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Washington