As part of its commitment to provide advanced education for environmental disciplines, American Public University proudly offers its Graduate Certificate in Environmental Risk Assessment entirely online. This concentrated program imparts methodologies that are required to accurately analyze scientific data and characterize environmental risks and subsequent management procedures. The program defines the fundamentals of the risk assessment process and explains the role of government in developing compliance standard and public policies.
Students gain a holistic perspective regarding remediation planning and the impact it has on human health and surrounding ecosystems. From environmental policy to toxicology, waste management and epidemiology, this graduate-level degree program teaches students to critically assess the effectiveness of site remediation plans.
Students interact with practitioner instructors. Many are leaders in government and private sectors, and they bring relevant environmental industry research and experience into the classroom. American Public University offers this certificate entirely online, which gives working professionals the flexibility to fit a graduate-level education into their busy lives.