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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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Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate:: Domestic Application section

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming 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 (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 provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.
Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate:: International Application section

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

*International applicants must be admitted to a master’s/doctoral program at A&M-Commerce to pursue a graduate certificate.

Your Path to Becoming 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 (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $75 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.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

  • Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to:
    Texas A&M University-Commerce

    Attn: Graduate School
    2600 S. Neal St.
    Commerce, Texas 75428

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

Step 4. Register For Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Environmental Sciences Graduate Certificate:: Program Requirements

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

Related degree programs

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