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An Online Graduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

Our University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability for adult learners interested in seeking advanced development in the areas of ecological stewardships and sustainable practices.

Students learn the fundamentals of sustainability and how to effectively implement multiple “green” initiatives in private and public sectors. Through the research and analysis of the key political, regulatory, and economic forces, students address complex interactions between societies and their impact on the environment.

Students learn the critical role that sustainability plays in addressing renewable energy and the management of water resources and water quality. Students learn emerging technologies and practices so that they may develop implemental solutions for solving local, regional, national, and worldwide sustainability problems.

At American Public University, classes are taught online by practitioner faculty members. Many are environmental experts who share a passion to effectively manage and safeguard global natural resources. Students interact with many instructors holding leadership positions at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, the Nature Conservancy, and other prominent government and non-government organizations.

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A University Built For You

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

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Application Fee

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

$0
Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable
Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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