Environmental Studies Certificate

Environmental Studies Certificate

This graduate certificate program is designed for environmental professionals who wish to broaden their background or update their skills. In order to satisfy the course prerequisites, it is recommended that students have an undergraduate degree in one of the natural sciences, engineering, or a strong background in mathematics and science. For advising please contact the Department of Geology and Environmental Science.


Admission Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in one of the natural sciences, engineering, or possess a strong background in mathematics and science

Application Deadline

Applications to the Environmental Studies Certificate program are accepted on a rolling basis.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.


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