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Online science courses

From human nutrition and research to space explorations and technological advancements, science is at the heart of everything we do. Explore online science courses that can help you gain a better understanding of key scientific theories and principles, all while working toward your academic and professional goals.

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5-6 week courses

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Why take online science courses with us?

Whether you’re looking to complete your science requirements or gain new knowledge, our collection of science courses can help you meet your needs. You can complete all your courses online, in 5-7 weeks — even those with virtual labs.

Meet your science requirements

Choose from a broad range of topics like anatomy, physiology, chemistry, biology, earth science and more. Some of these courses include virtual labs. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at 866-354-1800.

Achieve your goals on your timeline

Our science courses are typically 5-7 weeks long, depending on whether they include a virtual lab. They’re designed to fit into your life, on your schedule.

Get affordable pricing

Our prices are competitive and fixed. And, if this course can help you in the workplace, check to see if your employer will cover you for it.


Consider a bachelor’s degree

If you like the way these online science courses fit into your busy life or help you bring new skills to your job, check with an enrollment representative to see if you can apply them toward a bachelor’s degree program.


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Our four-credit science courses offer a virtual laboratory, but our three-credit science courses don’t. The course description will clearly describe if a laboratory component is required for each course.

You’ll see our four-credit laboratory courses listed as one course on your transcript. The course description will identify if there is a laboratory component. 

Each laboratory course might be slightly different. The majority of lab courses use an interactive, fully immersive, virtual laboratory experience. The lab experience requires engaging in the same procedures and processes as an in-person lab. 

No. The lab components of our science courses are not available on their own.

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Get your course transcript

After you’ve completed your courses, you can request your official transcripts be sent directly to you or your school of choice.

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