M.Sc. Online

Environmental Policy and Management

American Public University

2 months
370 USD/credit
370 USD/credit
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The Environmental Policy and Management MSc course at the American Public University provides academic coursework focused on one of the world’s most significant issues: the environment.  


Course Details

With the Environmental Policy and Management MSc course at the American Public University, you’ll study environmental management tools, technological solutions, strategies, and environmental economics. In addition, you’ll learn about resource availability and qualitative and quantitative environmental data analysis.

Discover the competing ethical arguments that drive environmental law, regulation, policy, and management decisions. This online environmental policy and management master’s degree also enables you to deepen your knowledge of the latest trends in renewable energy, ecosystems management, industrialization’s impact on the environment, environmental ethics, landscape-level conservation, and political ecology.

This master’s degree is taught by leaders from conservation law enforcement, research agencies, nonprofits, federal agencies, and key environmental organizations.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Environmental Planning 
  • Environmental Sustainability 
  • Fish and Wildlife Management 
  • General 
  • Global Environmental Management 
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 

What You Will Do

  • Study environmental management strategies that incorporate ecological, economic, and social considerations
  • Learn about the ecological, economic, and social barriers to implementing sustainable environmental practices and programs
  • Become familiar with the direct and indirect costs of environmental regulation, problems, and corrective actions
  • Deepen your understanding of environmental strategies and policies across various spatial scales
  • Discover the consequences of ecological destruction on public health, productivity, and social and economic welfare

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Environmental Management 
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Applied Statistics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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