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Online Environmental Sciences CoursesAn environmental science specialist's job is to identify and investigate harmful processes and practices that harm and hurt the environment. For example, they can check to see if a manufacturing plant is complying with the ecological standards as mandated by law or have mechanisms in place that would stop harmful by-products from coming in contact with the environment. They help the government police businesses that violate environmental laws and regulations. On the corporate side, environmental scientists help companies come up with environmentally-friendly processes and solutions that would not significantly hurt or impact profits and revenues.

The typical coursework of an online environmental science certificate program would consist of a number of topics and disciplines such as study of the science of the environment and sustainability; real problems and issues concerning the environment; ethics and values; concepts of economics, environmental politics; participate in devising solutions to environmental issues; business, law; property rights; culture; examination of how institutions in society, including government, business, and nonprofits.

Demand for qualified environmental science professionals is projected to increase in the coming years as more and more individuals and corporations become involved in environmental causes and advocacies.

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  1. School: University of California, Irvine - After the signing of the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32), the education system has been gearing towards educating professionals and students with the predicaments of the pressing environmental problems. In line with this trend, University of California, Irvine offers an online aca...
  2. School: University of California, Irvine - Climate change is one of the hottest issues today in all sectors of the society, even in business. There is a continuous call sustainable development which is dependent hugely on energy consumption. Businesses which are for sustainable development may however have difficulties coming up with stra...
  3. School: University of California, Irvine - Sustainable growth has been one of the most trivial aspects of development; particularly in the fast developing global economies, where development and progress appear to always require negative effects to the environment. University of California, Irvine offers its online program on Green Buildi...
  4. School: University of California, Irvine - Community leaders and anyone who fights for the advocacy for more sustainable develop are offered with a Developing Green and Sustainable Planned Communities Course by one of the premier schools offering online education, University of California, Irvine. This particular course encompasses the di...
  5. School: New Jersey Institute of Technology / NJIT - New Jersey Institute of Technology offers Microbiology for Environmental Engineers in the aim of integrating the basic principles of microbiology and general biology with environmental studies to achieve an interdisciplinary understanding of how environmental factors are related. The main focus o...
  6. School: New Jersey Institute of Technology / NJIT - The pressing issues on the environment struck its hardest blow on bodies of water. Earth is dominantly composed of bodies of water; the changing equilibrium in water systems can create a domino effect of disruption to other components of earth. New Jersey Institute of Technology offers an academi...
  7. School: New Jersey Institute of Technology / NJIT - Sustainable economies, industries and human activities are growing more popular because of the recent trends in environmental saturation and degradation. New Jersey Institute of Technology contributes to sustainability through its academic program on Sustainability and Life Cycle Analysis in the ...
  8. School: The University of Georgia - Independent and Distance Learning - Sports have long been a part of human existence - from the ancient to the contemporary times. It is both a pastime and a business, which involves millions and possibly even billions of people. While it maybe salient, it is also undeniable that a good number of sports are played on turf. These inc...
  9. School: The University of Georgia - Independent and Distance Learning - Turfgrass is one of the leading plant industries in America. This is because of the fact that there are a lot of companies and organizations which utilizes turfgrass on a variety of purposes. Turfgrass is used by many gold courses, and is essential in the golf industry. It is also used by many co...
  10. School: The University of Georgia - Independent and Distance Learning - It is true that there is an increasing awareness on the present state of the earth's environment. The destruction of the ozone layer, the depletion of the earth's natural resources, the destruction of natural habitat and increasing ecological imbalance, and even rising sea levels that threaten to...
  11. School: The University of Georgia - Independent and Distance Learning - Before the earth came into this form, there were a lot of processes that it has undergone. Although it is true that it is historical, the fact is, such geological processes have actually been important in studying today's geological condition of the earth, especially in relation to natural phenom...
  12. School: The University of Georgia - Independent and Distance Learning - Climate change is one of the hottest topics that are discussed at present. This is because of the fact that climate change is seen by a lot of people as the main culprit of many natural disasters and changing seasons, which surely affects the way human lives. Phenomena such as increased occurrenc...