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Freshwater Sciences at Carroll University, Waukesha, WI

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From the Carroll University website, 2023: “The health and availability of freshwater resources in relation to human and natural impact is a global issue that affects everyone. How can we ensure there is enough clean and available drinking water to sustain a growing world population? What are the ways in which we can maximize our use of freshwater resources without causing damage to habitat? Can we find ways to restore and protect biodiversity?

“Our 3 + 2 freshwater sciences program prepares you for a career focused on improving the environment and providing a better quality of life for us all.

Our innovative 3 + 2 partnership with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee gives you a strong foundation and allows you to finish your advanced degree faster.

“Carroll University partners with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences to offer an innovative, integrated 3+2 bachelor's and master's degree program that leads to your advanced degree in as little as five years. You’ll spend three years at Carroll, completing your Bachelor of Science degree in either Environmental Science or Biology. You’ll transfer to UWM your final two years, earning your Master of Science in Freshwater Science.

“You’ll benefit from an education that offers you the best of both worlds – a premier, private school focusing on small class sizes and personal attention and a large, nationally-recognized research institution. You’ll study in a variety of natural habitats—from Carroll’s Greene Field Station and Prairie Springs Environmental Education Center, offering 75 acres of rare wetlands in the glaciated landscape of the southern Kettle Moraine—to Milwaukee’s Lake Michigan, the sixth largest freshwater lake in the world.”

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