List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students at higher learning institutes can earn an advanced degree in the area of Engineering. Engineering is a broad subject that can be sub-divided into many different specializations. Engineering is defined as the study of the application of scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge, in order to design, build, and maintain structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes. The varied types of basic engineering specialties can be sought after at most career colleges, technical schools, colleges and universities. Advanced degrees in engineering are required for most types of integral working environments. One such specialty in engineering is with Environmental Engineering.

The critical role of an environmental engineer is essential to the study of technological advancements that impact local and foreign environments. The emphasized curriculum associated with an environmental program of study will introduce students to the fundamentals of environmental issues such as the effects of acid rain, global warming, ozone depletion, water pollution and air pollution from automobile exhausts and industrial sources. Universities and colleges offering an advanced degree in Environmental Engineering programs will follow similar programs in Civil Engineering and or Chemical Engineering as all programs involve topics and concepts related to the influence of the environment.

The American Engineers' Council for Professional Development has defined ‘engineering’ as:

The creative application of scientific principles to design or develop structures, machines, apparatus, or manufacturing processes, or works utilizing them singly or in combination; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior under specific operating conditions; all as respects an intended function, economics of operation or safety to life and property.

Engineers, in general, are responsible for the design and development of most modern marvels in production. The required coursework, certifications, professional credentials and internships for students in an engineering program are not limited to any one specific realm of engineering, as many different types of engineers are involved in most projects. Electrical, aerospace, mechanical, environmental, civil and chemical engineers are specialized areas, that when combined contribute to the constant evolution of new technologies.

Graduates of an Engineering degree can use the learned knowledge and skills to advance in current careers or to fulfill minimum standards for additional degree pursuits. Earning a degree in engineering is almost as important as which institution grants the degree. Students wishing to pursue advanced degrees in the various types of engineering will want to consider which colleges and universities are best suited to offer the most reputable education.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies

Ashford University offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies that is well suited for individuals who wish to learn in depth information about the variety of different ways that hum...

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    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Management

Build your expertise in environmental policy and prepare to expand your professional opportunities with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Management from Kaplan University.* A grow...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Environmental Science College Credit Course

Sophia's Environmental Science course teaches you about human impacts on the natural world. You will apply knowledge of a wide range of environmental issues in con...

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    Certificate
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Landscaping Technology

Through Penn Foster Career School, students have the opportunity to earn a diploma in Landscaping Technology. Students in the program study about garden ecology, creating landscape designs, and sp...

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  • Degree Level:
    Diploma
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    6
  • Credit Type:
    courses

Associate in Science in Environmental Studies

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    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
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Graduate Certificate in Grassland Management

Kansas State University’s online graduate certificate in Grassland Management is a 12-credit-hour program that can help students pursue careers in fields such as rangeland management, ranch ...

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
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    12
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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science / Geospatial Technologies

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    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
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Master of Science in Applied Economics / Natural Resources & Environmental Economics

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    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Bachelor of Science in Interpreter Training Program

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    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences / Interactive Technology

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    Master
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Hazard Mitigation & Restoration

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    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Planning & Design

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Risk Assessment

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
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    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
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    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Fish & Wildlife Management

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    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

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    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    122
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Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Technology

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
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Undergraduate Certificate in Fish & Wildlife Management

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
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    18
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Undergraduate Certificate in Hazardous Waste Management

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
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Undergraduate Certificate in Public Lands Management

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    Certificate
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
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Master of Science in Resource Interpretation

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    Master
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    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Natural Resource Stewardship

Become a well-rounded leader, and gain an understanding of the interconnectedness of natural resource management systems with Colorado State University’s online Master of Natural Resource M...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per term

Conservation Criminology Graduate Certificate

Michigan State University offers a graduate certificate in Conservation Criminology to both non-degree seeking students and those who are interested in taking this certificate curriculum as a part...

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    Public, 4-year or above
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

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    Public, 4-year or above
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    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
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