May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The Graduate Certificate in Climate Mitigation and Adaptation is intended to prepare students to address complex regional, national and global challenges associated with climate change adaptation and resilience. This certificate is unique as the curriculum is fully integrated to provide a systems perspective for learning and the development of an analytical perspective that will focus specifically on climate change, climate vulnerability, adaptive capacity and pathways of climate adaptation/resilience. The target student audience can come from a diverse array of backgrounds and career interests as the certificate  provides a sustainability framework to be used as a foundation for any career. The primary goal of the certificate is to foster sustainability principles and critical thinking, equipping any student with the tools needed to enact sustainable change. Climate Mitigation and Adaptation is also offered as a concentration in the Master of Arts degree program in the Patel College of Global Sustainability. 

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.