About the Program

The Certificate in Environmental Sciences is conducted in coordination with The Citadel’s top-ranked School of Engineering, and requires completion of 18 credit hours divided between Biology and Engineering courses. Students typically take 1-2 courses per semester, generally in the evening, and finish in 1-2 years.

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Program Learning Outcomes: Skills and Knowledge

We aim for the following in our graduates:

content knowledge

proficiency in using the scientific method

capability in quantitative analysis

skill with written communication

skill with oral communication

Modalities of Instruction


Aspirational Career Sector

  • 11. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
  • 21. Mining
  • 22. Utilities (associated with Energy & Power)
  • 31-33. Manufacturing
  • 56. Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services