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

100% online

Total Credits


Approximate Program Cost


Registered Apprenticeship

27 credit hours may be awarded

*Based on 12-18 semester hours for a full-time student, completing program in 4 semesters.

Program Overview

The Associate of Technical Study degree in Environment Management is a complete program for Davey Tree employees and 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.

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 Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, 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.

Important Dates

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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 Out of State
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost
$283 lower division
$331.20 upper division
$849 lower division
$993.60 upper division
Approximate Cost: $12,400 $293 lower division
$341.20 upper division
$879 lower division
$1,023.60 upper division
Approximate Cost: $13,000

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 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.

Attention Regional Campus Students: There is an additional $155.75 per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $107.10 per credit hour for upper division fully online regional campus courses. This fee excludes online courses associated exclusively with the Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Studies and Associate of Applied Business programs.

Additional out-of-state surcharge for students enrolled in an online program: All Undergraduate—All Campuses: $10/hr.

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