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Environmental Science

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  • Environmental Science
    202-885-1750
    Fax: 202-885-1752
    environ@american.edu
    Beeghly, Room 104

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Environmental Assessment (Graduate Certificate)

Offered by the Department of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences.

Admission to the Program

Open to students with a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution who have completed one year of calculus and one year of laboratory science (biology, chemistry, geology, or physics).

Certificate Requirements

  • 15 credit hours of approved coursework with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must complete a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit.

Course Requirements