B.Sc. Online

Environmental Science

American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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The Environmental Science BSc at the American Public University provides scientific coursework in both the natural and social sciences, while focusing on the complex relationship among science and public policy. 


Course Details

Fulfill your passion for the safeguarding and management of our environment with the Environmental Science BSc at the American Public University.

APU’s BS in Environmental Science features a unique blend of science, policy, and management with coursework in both the natural and social sciences. Our environmental science bachelor degree online program builds your understanding of the scientific underpinnings of how the environment works and how science informs environmental management, including the stewardship of natural resources and the management of pollution, fish and wildlife, and hazardous materials.

Faculty bring their real-world experience from organizations that have included the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, and The Nature Conservancy.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Environmental Technology and Management 
  • Fish and Wildlife Management 
  • General 
  • Regional and Community Environmental Planning
  • Sustainability 

What You Will Do

  • Understand today’s social issues from an environmental perspective
  • Learn the factors that impact development of and compliance with environmental regulations
  • Discover how historic and economic factors impact the environment
  • Understand how economic development and sustainability go hand-in-hand
  • Learn about the impact of ecological disasters on public health, productivity, and social and economic welfare
  • Determine how to overcome barriers to sustainability and responsible development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology with Lab
  • General Chemistry with Lab
  • Environmental Economics
  • Water Science
  • Soil Science
  • Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law
  • Environmental and Ecosystems Management
  • Statistics
  • Environmental Ethics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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