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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, Online
Duration

1-2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

13 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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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

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 Cost

PROGRAM COSTS

Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.

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ADMISSIONS DOMESTIC/Current Tabs

Admission

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Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Become a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

  • Submit your application through ApplyTexas.
    • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application”
    • Select Texas A&M University-Commerce as your “target university.”
    • Select “Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate” as your “Major.”
    • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.
    • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted a provisional status which means you can enroll in one semester of courses.

Step 2. Submit Documents

  • Submit the following documents after you receive an email confirming that we received your application.

Official Transcripts

  • Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].
    • You can also ask them to mail a physical copy to:
      Graduate School
      Texas A&M University-Commerce
      PO Box 3011
      Commerce, Texas 75429-3011
    • We recommend that you send all official transcripts used towards earning a bachelor’s degree and any master’s degree transcripts with graduate coursework, if applicable.

  • Wait for an admission decision email before proceeding to the next step.
    • Once the Graduate School has reviewed your application, a notification will be sent to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail. Refer to the application confirmation email you received from A&M-Commerce for login information.

Let our staff assist you during your application process. We are here to help!

Step 3. Register for Classes

You are ready to register for classes once you are admitted to the program.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • Go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Program Requirements

Once admitted, you must:

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Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate:: Current Students Application section

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Become a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

  • Submit your application through ApplyTexas.
    • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application”
    • Select Texas A&M University-Commerce as your “target university.”
    • Select “Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate” as your “Major.”
    • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Look for an application confirmation email.
    • Within two business days of your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.
  • Look for an admission decision email.
    • Once the Graduate School has reviewed your application, a notification will be sent to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 2. Register For Classes

You are ready to register for classes once you are admitted to the program.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • Go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Program Requirements

Once admitted, you must:

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Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate Request Information

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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Staff

We Are Here To Help!

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Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences :: Contact

Contact Us

  • Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences
  • 903.886.5378
  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Environmental Science Graduate Certificate :: Related Degree Programs

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