Graduate Certificate in
This graduate certificate is one of many credentials that you can earn while building your skills about and understanding of environmental resiliency. Industry and organizational professionals can use knowledge and tools from this program to help mitigate negative impacts on the environment.
Graduate certificate coursework will explore the theories, case studies, frameworks, methods and tools used in industry and communities to promote resiliency. You will learn about:
- Ecological Resilience
Students will learn to demonstrate awareness of key environmental issues and the ability to communicate the principal problems the built environment causes to Earth’s systems for the purposes of broad ecological literacy and working toward bringing the built environment to operate within planetary boundaries.
- Socially Catalyzed Resilience
Students will grow in their understanding of how sustainability and resiliency relate to their role, their work and their communities.
- Socio-Ecological Resilience
Students define, explain and apply the economic, environmental and social components of sustainability and resilience. Students will be able to present complex technical information, such as scientific data, clearly to multi-stakeholder groups.
|Tuition / credit hour||$437.54|
|Fee / credit hour|
|Network & Data Systems||$12.10|
Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2023 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.
Students in this program can apply for and earn other academic credentials – graduate microcertificates and graduate certificates – while taking courses to complete this master’s degree. Learn more about stackable credentials in general and credentials specifically connected with this master’s degree program.
Stackable credentials are part of a sequence of credentials that can be accumulated over time. For example, a student who completes microcertificate (usually 3 courses or 9 credit hours) can use those credit hours toward other credentials, like a graduate certificate (usually 5 courses or 15 credit hours) or a master’s degree (usually 10 courses or 30 credit hours). Students need to apply for the credential and work with an adviser to chart out their pathway before they start taking courses to help ensure that all of the courses they take lead towards their educational goals.