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Environmental Scientists

Education and Training Requirements

High School

Environmental scientists have various educational backgrounds depending on their specialty. A well-rounded education in high school includes classes in biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, physics, algebra, geometry, environmental science, and history. Classes that emphasize writing and public speaking are also useful for future report writing and presentation of findings. Be sure to take English, communications, and speech classes. Course work in software programs and foreign language are also beneficial.

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