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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Climate Change and Sustainability Graduate Certificate

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This program is offered partially online.
Certificate Code: XCU
Approved 201601


The certificate program in Climate Change and Sustainability will provide a strong foundation for students to advance their career by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to address regional, national and global challenges related to climate change. The program will employ an interdisciplinary approach to explore climate vulnerability, mitigation measures, and pathways to adaptation and resilience. The course will also focus on the translation of policy and research into climate-smart mitigation and adaptation strategies for building sustainable and resilient communities through urban planning and sustainable urban development.

Course Location/Delivery

The Certificate is offered both partially online and on campus

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

Tn addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • Two letters of recommendation, one academic and one professional
  • Contact the department for additional requirements



Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Time Limit / Average Time to Completion

The approximate time to complete the Certificate is two years.

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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