This graduate certificate is one of many credentials that you can earn while building your skills and understanding of environmental resiliency leadership. Industry and organizational professionals can use knowledge and tools from this program to shape conversations, policies, and initiatives to transform practices to make sustainable and resilient communities.

The certificate is designed for working professionals to increase their leadership skills and understanding of resiliency. You will learn about earth systems while focusing on how to work with people to balance people, planet, and profit effectively. The courses will help students lead and manage in mitigation, adaptation, and transformation to resilience and sustainability. Students will learn how to identify and work inclusively with stakeholders through framing and leading collaborations to solve pressing issues.


Students Will Learn:

  • How resiliency relates to your role, their work and their communities.
  • How to present complex technical information such as scientific data clearly to multi-stakeholder groups.
  • How to be globally and culturally sensitive.
  • How to apply functional knowledge to solve real-world or simulated techniques and skills for becoming mindful leaders as well as how to identify solutions necessitating leadership skills and their application.

Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and at least a 3.0 GPA to enroll. Non-native English speakers must have language scores acceptable for admission by the University of Arkansas graduate school standards.


Required Courses



Tuition / credit hour $437.54
Fee / credit hour
Library $4.41
Network & Data Systems $12.10
Off-campus $30
Online Facilities $2

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2023 rates for students studying completely online. Students in online programs who take an on-campus course will pay on-campus fees, mandatory and college fees, for only the on-campus course.

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.


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