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Environmental Management, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #67 (WUR) Online
Tackle emergencies and manage resources to avert disaster with an online environmental management degree. Environmental issues like global warming, air quality, and water scarcity are central to the safety, health, and security of our nation and of its citizens. Learn more in the Environmental Management programme at University of Maryland University College.
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Overview

In your online Environmental Management courses at University of Maryland University College, you'll learn how to mitigate environmental management issues, including air pollution, water pollution, solid waste, and hazardous waste. You'll also have the chance to use software tools and practice key technologies related to risk management, geographic information systems, and environmental economics.

The curriculum provides an interdisciplinary approach that includes air, land, and water environmental management; pollution control; policies; regulations; and environmental health and safety.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to:

  • Identify and evaluate current and future air, water, land, and energy resource needs to make recommendations for sustainable solutions and practices
  • Ensure compliance with safety, health, and environmental regulations and policies in every activity and aspect of an environmental management plan, procedure, and operation
  • Apply scientific knowledge and principles, quantitative methods, and technology to think critically and solve complex environmental management problems
  • Communicate orally and in writing on environmental issues, principles, and practices in a clear, well-organized manner that effectively informs or persuades interested parties
  • Develop and implement management plans that incorporate scientific principles and comply with environmental laws and ethical principles
  • Evaluate and use information obtained through field inspections, monitoring, and sampling to assess environmental safety

In past projects, students have had the opportunity to:

  • Conduct risk assessments; collect, analyze, and interpret data; and characterize potential adverse effects of chemical, physical, and biological agents
  • Evaluate environmental and health hazards to formulate strategies for controlling hazards
  • Anticipate, recognize, and evaluate occupational hazards

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Environment and Ecosystems Principles
  • Human Health and Disease
  • Environmental Regulations and Policy
  • Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Secondary education (high school graduation): If you have earned fewer than 24 transferable credits at a U.S. college or university, you must verify your completion of the equivalent of a U.S. secondary education by doing one of the following:

  • Requesting an evaluation from an approved international credit evaluation service
  • Providing official transcripts showing completion of the U.S. General Education Development, known as the GED, exam with a passing score

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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