The program "Ecology and Environmental Protection" is intended for those who are actively interested in analyzing the situation and developing measures to reduce existing and possible harm to the environment. In the future, environmental conservation will be increasingly important. Due to the increase in the release of harmful elements into various shells of the Earth, the need for specialists able to find a balance between the development of civilization and the preservation of the environment will grow. Demand for professional ecologists will increase, but their requirements will simultaneously increase. The profession of ecologist will become one of the most sought after and important. The subjects of professional activity are: natural and urban ecosystems, the biosphere and its components. This profession is international, that is, graduates can work around the world.