Environmental Management Courses

With global warming and atmospheric pollution becoming serious issues in today’s world, environmental management courses are becoming one of the most preferred fields of study. Environmental management course deals with designing and implementing regulations and policies to make the environment more comfortable and friendly. As an expert in this field, you will also have to deal with environmental pollution, its controlling methods, developing management strategies for pollution control. An environmental manager not only means a lucrative profession but also brings benefits to the society at large.

Streams / Branches: Some of the specialized fields studied under environmental management are:

Environmental Studies
Water Resource Management
Climate Science and Policy
Natural Resources Management

Who can Opt for this Course: To pursue a course in environmental management, you need to have a graduation degree from a recognized institute. However, some institutes prefer a master’s degree in the relevant field or a bachelor of engineering degree. Some institutes also offer B.E in environmental engineering. For pursuing an engineering degree you need to appear for an entrance examination after completing 10+2 with physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Best Universities, Institutions and Colleges: Some of the most popular institutes offering courses in environmental management are as follows:
Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata
Vikram University, Ujjain
BSI India, New Delhi
Jawaharlal Nehru University, School of Environmental Studies, New Delhi
University of Chennai
Indian Institute of Environment Management, Navi Mumbai
Amity Institute of Energy & Environment, Noida
GRG School of Management Studies

B.E (Environmental Engineering) is offered by:

P.E.S college of Engineering
Visveswariah Technological University
Delhi College of Engineering

Institutes offering distance mode of education in environmental studies are:

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University

What are the Future Prospects: A career in environmental management opens up many job opportunities both in India and abroad. You can work as:

Water and Environmental Sanitation Officer
Environmental and Quality Manager
Environment Program Specialist
Environmental Chemist
Environmental Educator
Environmental Sustainability Analyst
Environmental Health Specialist
Environmental Expert
Environmental Geologist
Environmental Engineer