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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Program Details

See Yourself Succeed in Environmental Science

The unique interdisciplinary BS in Environmental Studies online program gives you a foundation in essential environmental concepts with courses such as Ecological Principles and Field Methods, Environmental Ethics and Environmental Science Research Methods. Coursework features instructor-led labs using custom lab kits that are mailed to students to provide hands-on learning.

Upon completion of the online environmental science degree, you'll have the knowledge and skill set to:

  • Utilize effective oral and written communication strategies in the construction, evaluation and presentation of solutions to environmental problems
  • Analyze intersections of the human and natural world, drawing upon an understanding of the structure and functions of ecological systems and processes
  • Propose practical solutions that address the complexity of environmental problems by employing interdisciplinary approaches
  • Articulate a personal ethical framework that integrates environmental science concepts, principles and practical experiences
  • Apply various technological and field-based methods to the study of the environment
  • Design and execute projects that effectively integrate the scientific method using quantitative and qualitative research methods


A high school diploma or GED is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education