Environmental Biology Certificate
Missouri Southern State University

Program Details

The online Environmental Biology Certificate program provides the knowledge, skills, and credentials necessary to work as an environmental health professional, specifically within the Biology field, or to continue in graduate studies within this field.  Students will learn about preventing physical, chemical, and biological hazards from adversely impacting human health or the ecological balances of the environment and about maintaining acceptable levels of risk while focusing on biology within the field.  Additionally, students who choose the Biology option must complete four special courses:

  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Health & Safety 
  • Epidemiology
  • Disease Vector Control


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • May require prerequisite coursework

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission