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Many sectors of society need environmental science
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
In the ever-changing world of government regulations and environmental issues, there is a strong need for professionals with an interdisciplinary education, in addition to coursework specific to environmental sciences. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from University of Phoenix prepares you to meet these new environmental challenges head on.
Whether your goal is to utilize scientific research to help governments and businesses, or prepare to transition into teaching after earning a bachelor’s degree, this degree program can be a great step. In addition to focused study on science and the environment, this program helps you increase critical thinking, information utilization and analytical skills.
What you'll learn
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
Make your work experience count
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with an advisor to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
Under the Third-Party Billing Plan, University of Phoenix directly bills an approved employer for a student's tuition. To find out if your company supports direct bill, speak to your human resources department or one of our advisors.
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How can I use my Military benefits?
Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
The Federal Military Tuition Assistance Program
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
Montgomery GI Bill
Post 9/11 GI Bill
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
Active Duty Spouse Benefits
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
Benefits of this degree program
Develop environmental science skills
With the need for companies to consider the environment in making decisions, and the government’s responsibility to enforce regulations that are designed to protect the planet, there’s a need for experts in environmental science. When you graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, you’ll be able to:
- Apply your broad knowledge of science to current environmental issues.
- Utilize your critical thinking and analytical skills to make effective decisions as they apply to environmental science.
- Understand how environmental issues apply to many different business functions, including law and risk assessment.
- Integrate scientific research and data to recommend courses of action to support environmental goals.
- Fully consider ethical responsibilities of environmental decisions from multiple perspectives.
- Go on to complete a teaching certificate and be qualified to teach in a science program.
Enhance skills that can apply to multiple fields
According to employers, the skills that many of them need are a demonstrated ability to collaborate, think critically and creatively and solve problems effectively. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science coursework helps you develop the soft skills that employers desire.
Small class size helps you get the one-on-one attention you need
The average Environmental Science class size is 16. Our class sizes are deliberately small so our faculty members will be able to focus on students’ needs.
Advance learning by joining a network of more than 800,000
Our PhoenixConnect® academic social network allows you to connect with up to 600,000 students and faculty members to gain insight into courses, discuss theories and increase your network of ambitious learners.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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