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Online Graduate Certificate in Environmental Modeling & Analysis

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Shape the Environment for the Better

Understanding how to analyze and represent real-world spaces is essential to improving, protecting, and innovating in the environmental realm. Students of the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Modeling & Analysis from LSU Online will learn how to utilize geographic informational systems in order to accurately model spaces and reduce environmental risks. Graduates from this program will have a deep understanding of the problems facing the environment today and will be given the tools to make a change in the world through environmental improvements.

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Flexible formats allow you to join the LSU community from anywhere.

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Complete the certificate in as little as one year.

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Receive a dedicated concierge from application to graduation.

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LSU Online offers several ways to help you pay for your degree including credit for prior learning (PLA), financial aid, and veteran education benefits. Learn more.

Total credit hours for program: 12

Cost per credit hour: $546

Total cost with fees $6,552

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for final program cost.

Course Listings
  • ENVS 4113 - Multi-Media Chemical Risk Assessment | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENVS 4149 - Design of Environmental Management Systems | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENVS 7050 - Spatial Modeling | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENVS 7700 - Integrated Environmental Issues | Credit Hours: 3
Admission Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with overall GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4-point scale. Applicants must have completed General Biology and General Chemistry. It is highly recommended applicants complete Statistics and Organic Chemistry.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores of at least 213 (computer), 550 (paper), or 79 (Internet), or IELTS score of at least 6.5.
  • GRE scores are encouraged, but substitutions will be considered for exceptional applicants.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • A personal statement expressing your interest in the program. In 500 words or less introduce yourself to the faculty, describe your professional and academic goals, and explain how you think our graduate certificate program fits your interests and goals.
Career Opportunities
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Hydrologist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geographer

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