Environmental Studies & Agriculture

The Eastern Shore’s abundant natural and agricultural resources - together with the growing fields of renewable energy and sustainability - make Chesapeake a great choice for those interested in agriculture and environmental careers.

Whether self-employed, working in government, business or nonprofit, or wanting to transfer for a four-year degree, our programs prepare you for traditional and emerging careers.


Why Chesapeake

Did you know Chesapeake College offers Maryland’s only associate degree in agriculture? With agriculture ranking as the Eastern Shore’s largest industry, and Delmarva’s growing reputation as a center of renewable energy projects, we’ve been a leader in environmental studies education and practices.

Environmental Studies Programs & Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences A.S. Degree, Agriculture Concentration
  • Agriculture A.A.S.
  • Biological Sciences A.S.
  • Environmental Sciences A.S.

/ Environmental Studies Careers

  • Clean Energy Manager
  • Ecologist
  • Energy Auditor
  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Farmer
  • Hydrologist
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Oceanographer

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Environmental Studies & Agriculture News

Environmental Studies & Agriculture Program News
Learning to Appreciate the Land
Instructor Nicole Barth shares how students learn by doing.

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First Agriculture Degree Awarded at Chesapeake College
by Marcie Alvarado Molloy

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PROGRAM announcements

Announcements and Upcoming Events.

As an Eastern Shore native, I’ve always wanted to give back to the environment in a lasting and meaningful way. Chesapeake’s new curriculum exposed me to the ways in which ecological design can contribute to Bay revitalization. Now pursuing College Park’s Landscape Architecture B.L.A., I hope to lead in Bay shoreline restoration to benefit both our community and wildlife.

~ Greg Remesch

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