University of Vermont will begin offering an online environmental certification program in 2011The University of Vermont has recently announced that they will partner with Bisk Education to make the school’s environmental science curriculum available to students online.

The collaboration will provide individuals with online classes focused on the school’s campus sustainability leadership and corporate sustainability leadership curriculum. Graduates will receive a certificate in the study they completed.

"The University of Vermont is excited about working with Bisk Education to make these cutting-edge sustainability programs available online to a national and international audience," Cynthia Belliveau, dean of continuing education, told the news source.

She added that the programs will showcase streaming video lectures by professors and environmental experts at the university. Furthermore, the online courses will allow for faculty-hosted chat room, discussion boards as well as mobile audio and video for student to interact with teachers. Enrollment for both programs begins in the spring and classes will start in July.

Graduates of the certificate program can start careers as occupational health and safety specialists. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals in this profession can make average annual salaries between $47,490 and $77,880.

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