American Public University offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, which is designed to empower individuals seeking career-relevant education. This degree is suited for students interested in environmental policy and analysis as well as environmental management. This includes stewardship of natural resources, pollution management, fish and wildlife management, and hazardous materials.
The ultimate purpose of the degree program is to provide students with a scientific understanding of ecological and social systems, which can be applied in a policy or management context. Courses are taught entirely online, giving working professionals the flexibility to receive a quality environmental science degree while preserving their existing work-life balance. At American Public University, students interact with peers who share their same passion for safeguarding and managing natural resources.
Courses are taught by expert practitioners. Many are leaders in field and hold positions at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, the Nature Conservancy, and other prominent government and nongovernment organizations. This ensures students are exposed to the key issues and solutions driving the future of environmental management.
Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion.
Explore the concentrations available for this program.
- Environmental Technology and Management
- Fish and Wildlife Management
- Regional and Community Environmental Planning