Online Bachelor’s Degree Program

BA/BS Environmental Sciences

Prepare for an industry focused on protecting the earth's natural resources.

Program Detail

Next Start Date

June 24

Est. Program Length

4 years

Credit Hours

123

Course Length

8-16 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$325

Degree Overview

Develop the skills to respond to urgent environmental problems with the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences degree from the University of West Alabama Online. Through a curriculum taught by industry experts, you’ll explore the physical and biological processes that shape the natural world and gain expert-level knowledge of environmental law. The degree also offers hands-on experience and preparation for a variety of in-demand environmental science careers through internship opportunities.

The Bachelor’s in Environmental Sciences degree can be completed entirely online through the university’s virtual classroom. Designed to fit your schedule, UWA’s online degree programs allow you to access courses on your schedule without being required to travel to campus.

Who is this degree for?

  • Individuals who want to turn their passion for the environment into a career that can make a difference.
  • Those interested in advancing their education with the flexibility to learn online on their schedule.
  • Individuals interested in careers such as environmental health and safety specialist, environmental consultant, environmental restoration planner, industrial ecologist, environmental chemist, environmental engineer, air and water quality specialist and more.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

June 24

Est. Program Length

4 years

Credit Hours

123

Course Length

8-16 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$325

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Course Details

  • General Education Basic Requirements: BA 68 hours, BS 60 hours
  • Environmental Sciences Prerequisites: 15–16 hours
  • Environmental Sciences Requirements: 46 hours
  • Electives: 15–16 hours

Total Hours: 123

Admissions

Your experience at the University of West Alabama is designed to be as straightforward and convenient as possible. From the moment you apply, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance from an enrollment counselor. And once you’re in your program, you’ll have a personal success coach who can answer your questions and help with anything you need.

Simply follow these steps to get started.

  • Complete an online application.
  • Submit official transcript of high school grades or GED scores.
  • Submit official college and institution transcripts (if applicable). – Download Form
  • Submit immunization record and medical history form

Tuition

Undergraduate tuition is $325 per credit hour. There is a $60 technology fee each semester.

The University of West Alabama is dedicated to keeping education costs affordable and providing students with a full range of grants, scholarships and loans. Approximately 80 percent of UWA students receive some type of financial aid to support their studies. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The school code for UWA is 001024.

Transfer

We have a generous transfer policy at every degree level. Undergraduates transferring from a two-year college are eligible to transfer up to 60 credit hours and 90 credit hours from a four-year college with matching courses and curriculums.

 

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