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College of Applied and Technical Studies

Environment Management

Course Delivery
100% online
Total Credits
60
Approximate Tuition Cost
$14,300
Registered Apprenticeship
27 credit hours may be awarded
*Based on the Tuition Guarantee Program for a full-time student taking 12-18 semester hours, if completing program in 4 semesters.

Environment Management Associate’s Degree Program Overview

The Associate of Technical Study degree in Environment Management is a completer program for students who have finished registered green industry apprenticeship or journeyman training programs. Graduates of the program are prepared to work as administrative and supervisory personnel in a variety of arboriculture, urban forestry, and landscape management settings.

The degree is also open to employees of The Davey Tree Expert Company.

Program Structure

  • 60 credits total
  • 12 courses

Environment Management Associate’s Degree Program Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Twinsburg Academic Center, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

Some programs may require that students meet certain requirements before progressing through the program. For programs with progression requirements, the information is shown on the Coursework tab in the university catalog.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

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Important Dates

Aug
21
Classes Begin
Fall 2023 Semester
Oct
05
Fall Break
Fall Break

Environment Management Associate’s Degree Program Courses

Courses for the online ATS in Environment Management prepare students who have already completed green industry apprenticeship or journeyman training programs to work as administrators or supervisors in a variety of environmental settings. Topics taught in this program focus on the business aspects of green industry management, including management technology, supervision and labor relations, office productivity technology and financial accounting. In order to apply to the ATS in Environment Management program, students must submit a Certificate of Registered Apprenticeship, for which they will be awarded 27 credit hours after completion of the program’s requirements.

All undergraduate students must also complete courses that satisfy the Kent State university requirements in order to graduate.

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Environment Management Associate’s Degree Program Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost

$325.80 Lower Division Courses

$381.90 Upper Division Courses

$977.40 Lower Division Courses

$1,145.70 Upper Division Courses

$14,300 full-time1

Non-Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost

$335.80 Lower Division Courses

$391.90 Upper Division Courses

$1,007.40 Lower Division Courses

$1,175.70 Upper Division Courses

$14,900 full-time2

1The flat-rate semester fee of $3,585.10 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester. The approximate full-time tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division course flat rate.

2The flat-rate semester fee of $3,585.10 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credit hours taken (between 12-18 semester credits or $120-$180). The approximate full-time tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division flat rate and $150 surcharge.

For part-time semesters: The $325.80 per-credit-hour tuition rate for LOWER division courses and $381.90 for UPPER division courses applies to part-time Ohio resident undergraduate students, PLUS a $10 per-credit-hour surcharge for non-Ohio resident undergraduate students, taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester.

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs, please contact Kent State’s Financial, Billing & Enrollment Center at 330-672-6000 or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

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