Online Certificate in Environmental Management

General

Program Description

Overview

Compliance with regulatory requirements, remediation and planning for sustainability greatly influences corporate operational issues and business decisions. The Environmental Management Certificate Program prepares professionals at every career level to meet the challenges of the expanding regulatory framework and the increasing need for sustainable and green initiatives in the rapidly changing environmental profession.

Who Should Enroll

Individuals transitioning into the environmental field; specialists and mid-level experienced professionals who want to enhance and update their skills and knowledge to be better prepared for additional technical and management responsibilities.

Career Insight

Occupational summary for environmental engineers in the United States.

  • Jobs: 56,622 (2019)
  • Projected Growth: 8.5% (2019-2029)
  • Annual Salary: $66k-$111k (25th-75th Percentile)

Program Benefits

  • Learn about the roles of environmental regulatory agencies
  • Recognize the importance of multi-media environmental management
  • Understand the basic sciences influencing environmental and sustainability issues
  • Conduct environmental activities such as project planning and assessing compliance

Prerequisite Course

  • Introductory Chemistry of Hazardous Materials (3 units)

Required Courses

  • Legal and Regulatory Framework for Environmental Management (3 units)
  • Chemical and Physical Principles of Environmental Management (3 units)

Elective Courses (Minimum 9 units)

  • Biological Principles of Environmental Management (3 units)
  • Industrial Waste Management (3 units)
  • Assessment and Remediation of Environmental Contamination (3 units)
  • Environmental Sampling and Analysis (3 units)
  • Clean Water Program Regulations and Management (3 units)
  • Sustainability & Green Initiatives for Environmental, Safety & Facility Professionals (1.5 units)
  • Introduction to Environmental Assessment and Auditing (3 units)
  • Air Quality Permitting and Compliance (3 units)
  • Applied Dynamic Modeling for Wastewater Treatment Plant Efficiency (3 units)
  • CEQA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Analyses (1 unit)
Last updated June 2019

About the School

In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities.

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