The environmental studies certificate program is an 18-credit certificate that is designed for individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree in the environmental sciences and are looking to expand their knowledge and career opportunities. It is recommended that prospective students have college-level experience in chemistry, biology and mathematics before enrolling in the program. A bachelor's degree is a prerequisite for admission to the environmental studies certificate program.

Program Requirements: 18 credits

LAES 2004  Soils
LAES 3125  Principles of Ecology
LAES 3140  Environmental Impacts
LAES 3220  Watershed Management
LAES 4015  Regional Land Use Planning

Select one elective from the following:
LAES 3107  Environmental Geology
LAES 4016  Hydrogeology
LAES 4025  Climatology

This credit certificate program is available as a stand-alone curriculum for post-baccalaureate students. It's recommended that interested individuals contact the Office of Continuing Studies to discuss how the certificate can fit into your career plans.

Visit myDelVal to search for upcoming class sections. Applicants for the environmental studies certificate should complete the Office of Continuing and Professional and Studies Application for Degree Candidacy form. Questions? Please contact Stephanie Morace at 215.489.2904 or

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