This interdisciplinary and comprehensive degree program at our university prepares students to investigate and deliver sustainable solutions to scientific, behavioral, economic, and political problems affecting the environment.
The university offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, which is designed to empower individuals seeking career-relevant education. This degree is suited for students interested in environmental policy and analysis as well as environmental management. This includes stewardship of natural resources, pollution management, fish and wildlife management, and hazardous materials.
The ultimate purpose of the degree program is to provide students with a scientific understanding of ecological and social systems, which can be applied in a policy or management context. Courses are taught entirely online, giving working professionals the flexibility to receive a quality environmental science degree while preserving their existing work-life balance. At the university, students interact with peers who share their same passion for safeguarding and managing natural resources.
Courses are taught by expert practitioners. Many are leaders in field and hold positions at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, the Nature Conservancy, and other prominent government and nongovernment organizations. This ensures students are exposed to the key issues and solutions driving the future of environmental management.
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American Public University is a leading provider of affordable, quality online education offering more than 90 degree programs to learners everywhere. APU is ranked in the top 20% overall of online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report (Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2016).
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51% of our students receive course credit for prior college or work experience.
*Public 4-year, in-state undergraduate data is provided by the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing 2015. Graduate information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Digest of Educational Statistics 2014-2015 data. Annual estimates are based on total institutional costs (published tuition, required fees, and books) assuming 30 undergraduate or 18 graduate-level semester credit hours.
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