The graduate certificate in Natural Resource Management will help you cultivate advanced planning and management strategies around environmental policy issues. Courses in the program will help you better understand local, regional, and global connectivity to help you make informed natural resource management decisions. Critical thinking and problem solving skills obtained through this certificate can be applied to careers in government, private, or non‐profit science organizations.

Certificate Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Analyze major barriers to successful implementation of natural resource management projects to include climate change.
  • Apply evaluation tools in the sustainable management of natural resources.
  • Design natural resource management strategies through understanding of legal policies, industrial-environmental relations, public and private conflict, and global environmental issues.
  • Model effective critical thinking and problem solving skills through application of qualitative and quantitative approaches.
EVSP501Environmental Management3
EVSP506Restoration Ecology3
EVSP507Conservation Biology3
MATH530Applied Statistics3
EVSP627Landscape Ecology and Planning3
EVSP628Global Environmental Change3
Total Semester Hours18