Postgraduate Certificate Online

Environmental Risk Assessment

American Public University

2 months
370 USD/credit
370 USD/credit
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The Environmental Risk Assessment Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University investigates the use of management tools and strategies to resolve complex environmental problems and controversies.


Course Details

With the Environmental Risk Assessment Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University, you’ll gain a solid foundation in scientific data analysis and risk assessment methods, such as hazard assessment, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization.

Study the application of toxicological and scientific data for conducting human and ecological risk assessment. In addition, you’ll enhance your understanding of the role of government in developing compliance standard and public policies.

Environmental risk assessment classes in APU’s certificate are useful for expanding your knowledge of environmental risk assessment without committing to a degree.

What You Will Do

  • Study environmental risk assessment principles, including detailing steps in the risk assessment process
  • Learn how to determine a compound’s toxicity through scholarly research and explain that toxicity in terms of human health and ecosystem impacts
  • Understand the role of government policy with regard to environmental risk assessment and management
  • Understand the use of scientific data to identify and characterize risk for both humans and ecosystems
  • Deepen your understanding of how to assess site remediation plan effectiveness

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law
  • The National Environmental Policy Act
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Epidemiology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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18 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


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