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.


Required Courses  (total 5 courses)

  • ENRE 5113 - Adaptive Leadership
  • ENRE 5123 - Foundations of Resiliency
  • ENRE 5223 - You Cannot Manage What You Do Not Measure
  • ENRE 5323 - Survey of Watershed Hydrology and Water Resource Management
  • ENRE 5423 - Business and the Environment
  • Plus one elective
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Online Students
Pay In-State Tuition


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. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.