The Center for Environmental Research and Education

Field experienceThe Center for Environmental Research and Education (CERE) provides multidisciplinary education that prepares students for careers in current and emerging areas of environmental science, advancing the mission and vision of Duquesne University and the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.


Field experienceResearch conducted by CERE faculty spans both the natural and social sciences, extending to grant-funded outreach efforts in such areas as habitat enhancement, preservation of biodiversity, stormwater management, and climate initiatives.

Academic Programs

CERE is home to the Master of Science in Environmental Science and Management program, two professional certificate programs, a Bachelor of Science degree, a minor, and numerous joint undergraduate and graduate programs.