What Are Some Environmental Courses Online?


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Some online environmental courses include Environmental Earth Science, Environmental Microbiology and Writing About Nature and Environmental Issues, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Open Courseware, and Environmental Health, Environmental Technology and Global Environmental Management Issues from University of Maryland University College. The MIT Open Courseware courses are suitable for those interested in the topic but are not seeking credits, while the University of Maryland University College courses can be used to obtain a bachelor's degree in environmental management.

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MIT Open Courseware offers undergraduate and graduate courses from MIT online free of charge, as of 2015. The ones related to environmental science represent some of the courses taught to MIT students. Other environmental courses provided through MIT Open Courseware include Macroepidemiology, Urban Transportation Planning, Environmental Struggles, Introduction to Sustainable Energy and Groundwater Hydrology.

The University of Maryland University College offers environmental courses online through its environmental management program. Students are required to take 11 environmental courses plus complete general education requirements to receive a bachelor's degree in the field. As of 2015, the courses are 3 credits each.

Environmental management is also available as a minor. Additional environmental courses offered by the University of Maryland University College include Occupational Health and Safety, Human Health and Disease, Environmental Regulations and Policy and Environment and Ecosystems Principles.

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