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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management

Program Details

The online BS in Environmental Management degree program from the University of Maryland-University College prepares students to plan, implement, and control all facets of environmental management using professional models and techniques. Students learn 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 for 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


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable 

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education