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Center for Environmental, Economic, Earth and Space Studies
Sattgast 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax: (218) 755-4107

Mailing Address:
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #27
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

Study Emphases


The environmental ecology emphasis is focused on biological and ecological structure and function, and relationships to human activities.

Environmental Chemistry

The environmental chemistry emphasis includes coursework in various aspects of chemistry that apply to natural processes, pollutant dynamics and analytical methodologies.

Environemntal Toxicology

The environmental toxicology emphasis deals with the fate and/or biological effects of contaminants.

Environmental Policy and Planning

The environmental policy and planning emphasis allows students to obtain intensive or extensive coursework in the social aspects of environmental problem solving.

Environmental Management

The environmental management emphasis is designed to integrate the skills of management with environmental science to provide the student a solid background in pollution prevention and control and industrial and municipal facilities.

Environmental Engineering Science

The environmental engineering science emphasis is designed to provide a student looking to pursue graduate school after completion of a curriculum designed to the student environmental science with basic engineering course.


The geohydrology emphasis is focused on the study of geological and hydrological systems and processes, especially the analysis of contaminant dynamics in groundwater systems.