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Environmental Science and Policy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Wilmington University's Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy at Wilmington University is classified as a STEM program. It offers undergraduate courses from the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Colleges of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Technology, and Business. You'll gain valuable skills needed both nationally and in the state of Delaware so you can help preserve and protect our very limited and fragile natural resources.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Policy is classified as a STEM program. This interdisciplinary degree will draw upon undergraduate course offerings from the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Colleges of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Technology, and Business. The expertise to preserve and protect our very limited and fragile natural resources is expected to be a continuously valuable skillset, both nationally and in the state of Delaware. The ES&P degree will provide students with the skills they need to tackle such challenges.

Program Philosophy and Objectives

Students in this program will be exposed to a variety of concepts and activities that address many science and policy related competencies including but not limited to oral communication and the delivery of professional presentations, scholarly writing, critical thinking strategies, and the use of scientific and digital tools to solve problems.

This ES&P degree is practical and career-oriented, though adaptable enough to be used as a step towards graduate education. Environmental science is inherently an applied study, while the policy aspect extends the practical nature of this degree. Aligning with the University's mission of exemplary career-oriented degrees, graduates of this degree can market themselves to local, state, and federal agencies, private and non-profit organizations, as well as academia, for a range of environmental positions. Courses will be offered at a variety of locations and times, and students will have the option to complete the full degree face-to-face, online, or a combination of the two.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students - Rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • U.S. Regulatory Compliance
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Public Policy and Social Issues
  • Energy and Environmental Policy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    381 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 381 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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