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Ohio University Majors

Environmental Studies Certificate Program

Program Overview

The undergraduate certificate in environmental studies offers students in any major a means of enhancing their curriculum with environmental content. The certificate is multidisciplinary in that it requires students to complete classes in several disciplines. The program is open to students in any major, but it is especially relevant for those seeking environmentally related careers in education, government, business, law, and consulting firms.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The environmental studies certificate is a credential that enhances the degree of students in any major. The addition of this credential will contribute to a student's competitiveness in the job market and it highlights the student's multi-disciplinary foundation to address complex environmental challenges that require expertise across the natural, physical, and social sciences.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details



Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs
The Ridges Building 22, Room 119
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.9358
Fax: 740.593.0924


Administrative Contact

Dr. Geoff Dabelko, Director, Environmental Studies Program/contact person, dabelkog@ohio.edu
Cheryl Hanzel, Program Manager/contact person, hanzel@ohio.edu

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