This Earth Day Pursue Your Passion and Help the Environment with an Online Degree Through eLearners.com

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Online degree programs eliminate the need to drive and reduce paper use: every Earth Day millions of people rally to help the environment and many become inspired to make their passion a life-long career. Today, jobs with a green focus are growing faster than the average for all occupations. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment of environmental scientists is predicted to increase by 25 percent from 2006 to 2016. The strongest growth is expected to be in private-sector consulting firms as more businesses realize the importance of going green. To help meet this growing demand, eLearners.com, a web resource of EducationDynamics, offers a variety of online courses in environmental studies from select online colleges.

Today, almost every business is looking for a way to help the environment and go green

Every Earth Day millions of people rally to help the environment and many become inspired to make their passion a life-long career. Today, jobs with a green focus are growing faster than the average for all occupations. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment of environmental scientists is predicted to increase by 25 percent from 2006 to 2016. The strongest growth is expected to be in private-sector consulting firms as more businesses realize the importance of going green. To help meet this growing demand, eLearners.com, a web resource of EducationDynamics, offers a variety of online courses in environmental studies from select online colleges.

"Today, almost every business is looking for a way to help the environment and go green," said Terrence Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer for eLearners.com. "This is a rapidly growing industry that is constantly seeking knowledgeable and highly skilled professionals to lead the charge."

eLearners.com, which connects prospective students with online learning providers, has nearly a dozen online degree programs in environmental science. For example, students can pursue one of several online graduate programs in Environmental Management or pursue a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences. eLearners.com also offers several online bachelor's degree programs in environmental studies. For a complete list of programs, visit http://www.elearners.com/online-degrees/environmental-sciences.htm.

According to recent research on sustainability by Burst Media, more than 80 percent of survey respondents try to incorporate some type of "green" activity into their lives. Respondents stated that they are committed to green activities because it's good for the environment and they want to impact the future, make a difference and live simply. The millions of Americans who choose to pursue online education each year are in the desirable position of helping the environment and meeting personal educational goals.

"Not only is pursuing a degree in environmental sustainability a way to follow one's passion, but going online is an exercise in being green as well," continued Thomas. "By attending online schools, students don't have to drive to school, eliminating carbon emissions. In addition, online students do their class work on the Internet, reducing the amount of paper used, and even some digital textbooks are now available. It's a win-win situation."

For more information on online environmental science degrees visit http://www.elearners.com.

About eLearners.com®
The eLearners.com website is one of several high visibility, high-quality prospecting tools offered by EducationDynamics, LLC. Since 1999, eLearners.com has been successfully connecting learners to online education, including online masters programs as well as online degree and certificate programs, specialized career training, and a variety of online courses. For prospective students, eLearners® provides a powerful search engine for users to find thousands of online program offerings, as well as educational evaluation tools and financial aid resources. For colleges and universities, the eLearners.com website offers a low-cost, performance-based method to provide national exposure and increase enrollments in their programs. For more information on eLearners.com, visit http://www.elearners.com.

About EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics, a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, is the leading marketing and information services company dedicated to helping higher education institutions find, enroll and retain students. Its content-rich and highly visible education websites, including EarnMyDegree.com, eLearners.com, GradSchools.com, StudyAbroad.com, and its more than 50 special interest microsites, make EducationDynamics the premier provider of qualified prospective students for colleges and universities. In addition, the company offers a full suite of web-delivered services proven to drive enrollment growth and reduce student attrition. For more information, visit http://www.educationdynamics.com.

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