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The graduate certificate in Environmental Risk Assessment investigates the use of management tools and strategies to resolve complex environmental problems and controversies. This online program offers a solid foundation in risk assessment methods as defined by the National Academy of Sciences: hazard assessment; dose-response assessment; exposure assessment; and risk characterization. You’ll study the application of toxicological and epidemiological data for conducting human and ecological risk assessment, and gain an understanding of the role of government in developing compliance standard and public policies.
This online certificate is intended for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge of environmental risk assessment without committing to a degree program.
The curriculum for this online program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:
In addition to the institutional and general learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
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