Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science / Regional & Community Environmental Planning
American Public University System

Program Details

Designed for those who share a passion for environmental stewardship, the online degree addresses predominant global issues such as pollution, hazardous materials, natural resources, and wildlife management. Using evidence-based research and real-world practices, the program ultimately provides students with the education needed to tackle many complex issues in environmental policy and management.

The Regional and Community Environmental Planning Concentration identifies critical issues in landscape level planning and development that affect regional and local environmental planners. The coursework examines how to assess and meet resource needs and solve complex land use problems. Topics include leading trends and challenges in environmental planning and how current and emerging technologies affect sustainable land use and energy development. 


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission