Why an Environmental Management Degree?

This online environmental management degree gives students a solid grounding in the areas of hydrology, soil science, pest management, water resources, and agricultural ecology so that graduates can find jobs with agricultural producers, consulting companies and government agencies involved in maintaining a sustainable environment.

Students can look forward to careers in various fields in the agricultural, environmental and natural sciences sectors such as sustainable food and fiber production, environmental policy and analysis, water resources, energy resources, soil conservation, stewardship of natural resources, pollution management and international development.

In addition to completing all university, college and general degree requirements, students enrolled in the Environmental Management program will have the opportunity to take a number of core courses, including Natural Resource Policy and Economics, Environmental Nutrient Management and Environmental Biogeochemistry along with several approved electives such as Economics, The World of Water and Environmental Monitoring Techniques.

Degree Details
College Agricultural and Life Sciences
Degree TypeBachelor of Science
Diploma TitleBachelor of Science
With a major in Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentration Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources
Transcript TitleBachelor of Science
Major Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentration Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources
What are the criteria for competitive transfer applicants?

In order to be considered for admission as a transfer, you must :

  1. complete an Associate of Arts degree
  2. meet the required grade point average
  3. complete the required prerequisite courses

Required grade point average: 2.0 overall and 2.0 in the following courses. You MUST complete the following courses before transferring.

  • CHM 2045 & 2045L General Chemistry 1 and Lab (4 credits)
  • CHM 2046 & 2046L General Chemistry 2 and Lab (4 credits)
  • MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus 1 (3 credits)
  • BSC 2005 & 2005L Biological Sciences and Lab (4 credits) *
    OR
    BSC 2010 & 2010L General Biology 1 and Lab (4 credits) *
  • STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1 (3 credits) *
  • SPC 2608 Introduction to Public Speaking (3 credits) *

* If you are missing one or two of these courses, you may be admitted conditionally. You must successfully complete the missing course(s) by the end of the first term of enrollment. No advanced registration for subsequent semesters will be allowed until you have met this condition along with the other tracking requirements. Additionally if you do not meet the above admission conditions in your first term, you will not be eligible to continue in this major and will have to qualify for admittance to another UF Online major in order to remain at UF.

For additional information about upper division transfer requirements and process, prospective applicants should review the CALS Transfer Guide (PDF)

Tuition & Fees

Invest in yourself and your future by earning a degree at UF. The university ranks third in both Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges” (2013) and on the Fiske Guide to Colleges list of “Best Buys Among Publics (2014).

$12918

total per credit hour
(tuition + fees)

Tuition per Credit Hour:
$111.92

Fees*:
$17.26


Consult the Cost of Attendance table on the Student Financial Affairs website for the estimated total cost for a full-time student. Note: This is a special reduced tuition rate for UF Online undergraduate programs. Standard UF tuition rates will differ.

* Fees consist of a $5.25 Financial Aid fee, a $5.25 Technology fee and a $6.76 Capital Improvement fee per credit hour.

$55262

total per credit hour
(tuition + fees)

Tuition per Credit Hour:
$500.00

Fees*:
$52.62


Consult the Cost of Attendance table on the Student Financial Affairs website for the estimated total cost for a full-time student. Note: This is a special reduced tuition rate for UF Online undergraduate programs. Standard UF tuition rates will differ.

* Fees consist of a $5.25 Financial Aid fee, a $5.25 Technology fee and a $6.76 Capital Improvement fee per credit hour. Non-Florida residents also pay an additional $35.36 Non-FL Resident Financial Aid fee per credit hour.

The non-Florida resident tuition is market based and program specific.

The University of Florida ranks among the top 15 of the nation's best public universities.

"Top Colleges 2014: Public Colleges," Forbes, 2014