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Environmental Nanoscience and Risk, Certificate

Arnold School of Public Health

Enhance your professional credentials and gain a foundational knowledge in environmental nanoscience and risk in this 18-hour interdisciplinary certificate program.

Designed for professionals employed by agencies and organizations involved in the regulation and governance of nanoscience and nanotechnology, our program will enhance your expertise across disciplines with a solid understanding of environmental nanoscience and risk.

Program Highlights

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    Get Started

    Gain foundational knowledge to address regulations around nanotechnology development and environmental health and safety.

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    Lab Skills

    Enhance laboratory abilities and analytical techniques for environmental nanoscience research.

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    Research Center

    Learn more through the Center for Environmental Nanoscience and Risk's state-of-the-art instrumentation for studying air, soil and water.

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    Notable Faculty

    Learn from some of the nation’s leading researchers with a significant network in private industry and agencies.

What You’ll Study

Environmental nanoscience investigates the effects and behaviors of manufactured and natural nanoparticles in the environment and subsequent effects on environmental and human health. Learn the basic scientific concepts underpinning environmental nanoscience, nanotoxicology and risk assessment. Get an overview of laboratory methods used in environmental nanoscience.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making


    Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems

    Attention to Detail

    Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project

  • Collaboration

    Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective


    Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Environmental Nanotechnology Researcher
  • Nanomaterial Safety Specialist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Regulatory Compliance Officer
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Risk Assessment Professional

Workplace Settings

  • Nanotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  • Public Health