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College of Applied and Technical Studies
Associate of Technical Study in Environment Management

Associate of Technical Study in Environment Management

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits

61

Approximate Tuition Cost

$13,900

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.

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

  • 61 credits total
  • 11 courses

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.

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

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Important Dates

Jan
17

Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester

Mar
27

Spring Break

Spring Break

May
18

Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester

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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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$316.40 Lower
Division Courses
$370.80 Upper
Division Courses
$949.20 Lower
Division Courses
$1,112.40 Upper
Division Courses
$13,900 full-time1 $326.40 Lower
Division Courses
$380.80 Upper
Division Courses
$979.20 Lower
Division Courses
$1,142.40 Upper
Division Courses
$14,500 full-time2

1The flat-rate semester fee of $3,480.70 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester. The approximate tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division course flat rate.

2The flat-rate semester fee of $3,480.70 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 tuition for Associate degree is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division flat rate and $150 surcharge.

For part-time semesters: The $316.40 per-credit-hour tuition rate for LOWER division courses and $370.80 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 the One Stop for Student Services 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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