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Help protect our planet

Enhance your career with our Environmental Science Graduate Certificate. Our fully-online, thirteen-hour program lets you study from anywhere, anytime. Learn how to protect and maintain our natural resources by investigating environmental law, renewable energy, site assessment, hydrology and environmental remediation. This academic certificate prepares you for employment in pollution remediation, impact assessment, monitoring, site assessment, investigation, compliance and regulation enforcement. Other careers include opportunities in state, federal and local environmental regulatory agencies, private environmental firms, local governments, corporations and industry. Protect the environment and its inhabitants using STEM, innovation and discovery.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

1-2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language requirements

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

13 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Is this program a good fit for you?

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Environmental Science Graduate Certificate students are typically interested in:

  • State, federal and local environmental regulatory agencies
  • Private environmental firms and corporations
  • Environmental risk management and site assessment
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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: 1.3 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED IN environmentAL SCIENCE

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

A graduate certificate in environmental sciences will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Explore environmental ethical issues, policy and regulations as well as gain an understanding of our complex environment.
  • Learn to analyze and interpret environmental site assessments and protocols.
  • Understand the economic and political issues surrounding environmental law and regulation.
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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Careers

Careers

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

There is a 11% projected job growth through 2026 for Environmental scientists and specialists and a 12% projected job growth for Environmental science and protection through 2026.

Environmental scientists and specialists
$71,130
Environmental science and protection technicians
$46,170

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Internship opportunities

Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Although not required for your degree, internships are an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce environmental science students.

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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What You Will Learn

Our graduate certificate offers an overview of environmental law, policies, regulations and management. This program promotes your professional development and prepares you for entering the environmental science industry.

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Featured Courses

Featured Courses

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery and Resources

You do not have to be enrolled in a master’s degree program to complete this certificate. All that is required is an undergraduate degree. Our certificate program is offered fully online. You can enroll in any of the available courses at any time. There are no prerequisites.

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Student Organizations

Student Organizations

The Residential Living and Learning – EcoLions at A&M-Commerce (RLL-EcoLions) is an on-campus student organization supporting all things sustainable. Do your part and join the effort to maintain a clean and sustainable campus by supporting essential sustainability practices such as recycling. Create a positive impression on your surroundings and help educate fellow students on the importance of our planet’s well-being.

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Graduate Program Costs

Program Costs

As of Fall 2019, tuition and fees for a graduate student taking 9 credit hours through our 1 Year Optional Rate Plan is $3,288.98 for a Texas resident and $7,086.98 for a non-Texas resident. However, rates do change based on the number of credit hours taken, payment plan used and other factors.

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Staff

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College of Science and Engineering :: Contact

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Related Degree Programs

Related degree programs

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