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An Online Graduate Certificate in Environmental Risk Assessment That Can Jump Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your 100% Online Certificate in Environmental Risk Assessment

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.

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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are 100% online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students.

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APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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