Morrisville State CollegeDepartment of Environmental Sciences
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Water SamplingThe Environmental Sciences Department is committed to quality education, encompassing both classroom learning and hands-on field experience, ensuring that our students are fully prepared to meet the challenges faced after their college experience. The department offers four degree programs.   These include the following:

Practical, hands-on, outdoor activities and a low faculty to student ratio is typical in all the study programs offered by the department.

The Department of Environmental Sciences is involved in a variety of external educational programs, including the SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies. The SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies is an educational initiative aimed at environmental management and contamination cleanup coupled with redevelopment of properties. It involves a consortium of five educational institutions that include the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY Institute of Technology, Morrisville State College, Mohawk Valley Community College, and Herkimer County Community College, have committed to develop and implement academic programs for the Center. These colleges began offering classes associated with brownfield remediation and redevelopment starting from the 2002 Spring semester.

Employment opportrunities

Hands-on LaboratoryThe Environmental Sciences Department prepares graduates for employment in

  • natural resources management,
  • forest product industry,
  • aquatic resources industry (including sport and commercial fisheries, aquaculture, and wetland management),
  • recreation and tourism industry, and
  • environmental technology (including water treatment and brownfield reclamation).  

For more information, call 800-258-0111 or 315-684-6083 or visit the college's Web site at Morrisville State College offers more than 75 two– and four-year degree programs, including 12 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. The college is considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

Department web site designed and maintained by Dr. Walid Shayya.  Last modified: August 20, 2010 .