Certificate Program in Environmental Studies

Top Certificate Programs in Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

A certificate allows students to have academic proof of a certain skill set. It’s typically designed for students who wish to bridge the gap between previous education and a future degree program. Programs typically last from nine months to two years.

What is a certificate in environmental studies? This credential gives students the opportunity to acquire more knowledge in the study of nature and the environment. The objective of this program can include learning how to navigate the fields of energy efficiency, alternative energy and environmental sustainability. Students may also study environmental dilemmas and how to resolve them. Some programs offer the option to take additional subjects like technology and the environment and social science.

Students who take this program can gain a more holistic understanding of environmental issues in general as well as skills in analyzing specific problems in today’s world, problem-solving and communicating with key stakeholders in this field. This can help advance careers.

The cost of a certificate in environmental studies varies depending on tuition rates and the length of the program of choice. Another factor is whether one studies online or on campus.

Students who successfully complete a certificate program in environmental studies may be well-prepared to pursue additional education in this field. Some move on to more advanced degrees in environmental studies or resource management. By advancing their knowledge and skills, they may have the opportunity to undertake careers as conservationists, foresters, ecologists, advocates, policymakers, researchers and other experts who have a passion for preservation or problem-solving when it comes to humans and the natural world.

A number of educational institutions may offer a certificate in environmental studies. If your schedule is already full or you don't have easy access to a university, consider online study options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Certificates in Management (Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 3 months February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The Department of Quality and Operations Management at the University of Johannesburg, offers certificate courses to individuals who would like to upgrade their formal qualification. [+]

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Online Certificate in Environmental Management

University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
Online Full time 9 - 15 months Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Compliance with regulatory requirements, remediation and planning for sustainability greatly influences corporate operational issues and business decisions. UC Irvine Certificate Program in Environmental Management prepares professionals at every career level to meet the challenges of the expanding regulatory framework and the increasing need for sustainable and green initiatives in the rapidly changing environmental profession. [+]

Overview

Compliance with regulatory requirements, remediation and planning for sustainability greatly influences corporate operational issues and business decisions. UC Irvine Certificate Program in Environmental Management prepares professionals at every career level to meet the challenges of the expanding regulatory framework and the increasing need for sustainable and green initiatives in the rapidly changing environmental profession.

Who Should Enroll

Individuals transitioning into the environmental field; specialists and mid-level experienced professionals who want to enhance and update their skills and knowledge to be better prepared for additional technical and management responsibilities.... [-]


Certification in Leader Auditor ISO 14001: 2015 Accredited by Exemplar Global

Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)
Campus Full time Part time 40 hours May 2019 Mexico Monterrey Santiago de Querétaro + 2 more

The objective of this program is to increase your skills, experience and professional CV through a document that will guarantee your knowledge based on the international standard ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 19011: 2011. [+]

objective

Increase your skills, experience and professional curriculum through a document that will assess your knowledge based on the international standard ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 19011: 2011.

BenefitsYou will learn the content, phases, types, preparation and execution of an audit, as well as reports, records, follow-ups and corrective actions generated from the same audit.Addressed to

Environmental managers, internal auditors to the environmental management system, auditors of quality systems, and key personnel in the implementation of ISO 14001 systems.

Content of the program

The Certification of Leader Auditor ISO 14001: 2015 accredited by Exemplar Global consists of a module, which totals 40 hours of study in total.... [-]


Certificate in Community Environmental Studies

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Part time September 2019 USA Medford

The certificate in Community Environmental Studies (CES), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides professional training for careers in today's evolving environmental field. [+]

Community Environmental Studies Certificate Environmentalists and concerned citizens alike face the challenge of keeping pace with politically and technically complex issues. The growing sophistication of the environmental movement brings new demands to link conservation and preservation, environmental justice, and safety and health in the workplace and community. The certificate in Community Environmental Studies (CES), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides professional training for careers in today's evolving environmental field. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to clarify career goals for those who may be considering environmental work, as well as enhance the skills of professionals already in the field. Participants also have access to activities of the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE), which supports an interdisciplinary network of initiatives including research, conferences, and speakers. Who Should Apply? The certificate in Community Environmental Studies is open to students with a bachelor's degree and is especially appropriate for: People in community and environmental organizations who want to increase their environmental expertise Mid-career professionals seeking to apply their skills to environmental work Business people working with communities on environmental issues Students interested in earning a graduate degree often can apply the certificate courses toward a Tufts master's degree in urban and environmental policy and planning. Application requirements ... [-]

Certificate in Natural Resources Management: Ecological Restoration

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA Chico

The Natural Resources curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of Natural Resource/Environmental Science fields in addition to numerous private organizations. [+]

Certificate in Natural Resources Management: Ecological Restoration

Natural Resources Management Program

Ricky Wittsell, Advisor (530) 879-6194

Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Natural Resources curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of Natural Resource/Environmental Science fields in addition to numerous private organizations.

Career Opportunities

Intense pressures are being placed on the nation's environmental resources as the population increases. This creates an ever-growing demand for trained people to work in forestry, recreation, water, soil, wildlife and other natural resource/environmental management areas. Career opportunities exist with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, and U.S. Soil Service as well as numerous private management firms, environmental companies, and land developers, to list a few job possibilities. Employment in any of these areas will provide an opportunity for working in one of the nation's most interesting, diversified and rapidly expanding fields. The work is varied. However, certain basic skills are fundamental.... [-]