Certificate Programs in Natural Sciences

Natural Science is the field in which nature’s behavior is in question, with hopes of using empirical data to predict or fully understand occurrences. It includes a variety of branches and is constantly changing as new data is collected, analyzed, and compared to previously known information. What is a Certificate in Natural Sciences? It is a stepping stone to further one’s education i… Read more

Natural Science is the field in which nature’s behavior is in question, with hopes of using empirical data to predict or fully understand occurrences. It includes a variety of branches and is constantly changing as new data is collected, analyzed, and compared to previously known information.

What is a Certificate in Natural Sciences? It is a stepping stone to further one’s education in a combination of disciplines, such as biology, chemistry, and earth sciences. Whether an individual is interested in studying on a broad level, or studying microscopically with one particular focus, a certificate in this field is a way to show areas of specialty. Coursework can branch into astronomy, anthropology and ecology, as well as options to study physical chemistry and environmental law.

The benefits of getting a Certificate in Natural Sciences include building on concepts that the student has learned in their other studies and including a focused exploration. A certificate of this type can also assist those looking to enter into the educational realm themselves, giving them the tools needed to acquire a teaching licensure.  

Costs for acquiring a Certificate in Natural Sciences can vary based on the institution’s location as well as the length of time expected to complete the certificate program. It is best to research the school of interest before applying to clarify the cost of their particular program.

This certificate can be beneficial to those wanting to further their career as a lab technician, research writer or analyst. It is also great for instructors and those wishing to take a step towards teaching. Environmental lawyers can also set themselves apart with continued education in the ever changing field.

Make today the day you begin your studies for a Certificate in Natural Sciences. No matter your location or flexibility, online classes can be worked into your schedule. 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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Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
State College, USA

Many of the world’s economies are sensitive to weather and climate hazards, and minimizing uncertainty has become a priority among leading commercial and government sectors. A ... +

Many of the world’s economies are sensitive to weather and climate hazards, and minimizing uncertainty has become a priority among leading commercial and government sectors. At the same time, access to realtime and historical weather data has never been more readily available. The Graduate Certificate in Weather and Climate Analytics, offered online through Penn State World Campus, can teach you how to leverage this information to make better decisions, whatever your field of interest. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern, Germany

Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential appli ... +

Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential applications can already be identified, for example in the field of medical diagnostics and therapeutics and the development of new materials. The distance learning program, unique in Germany and offered by the DISC since 2004, caters to the highly interdisciplinary nature of nanobiotechnology. You will find further information at www.zfuw.uni-kl.de/en/distance-learning-courses/science-engineering/nanobiotechnology/. The distance learning program is made up of 11 topics, which include characterization techniques, chemical and physical synthesis of nanoparticles, processing coatings, ceramics and composites, basics of molecular biology, genetics, screening methods in biology, chip technology, nanotechnologically modified biomaterials, nanomotors, and nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
15 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The post-baccalaureate certificate program is intended for students with a bachelor’s degree (in any field) who would like to expand or deepen their mathematical skills for us ... +

The post-baccalaureate certificate program is intended for students with a bachelor’s degree (in any field) who would like to expand or deepen their mathematical skills for use in the workplace or in preparation for graduate programs in mathematics. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems offers you a scientific foundation in spatial data modeling, analysis, and visualization. The program is ... +

The Johns Hopkins Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems offers you a scientific foundation in spatial data modeling, analysis, and visualization. The program is geared to part-time professionals and focuses on geospatial data analysis and visualization in a Web-based environment. Available entirely online, it will provide you with a convenient, interactive platform to explore GIS and its role in the rapidly developing field of cloud computing. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
VERITAS
San José, Costa Rica

The tropics are one of the most diverse regions on Earth, and it hosts 80% of the planets terrestrial species and 95% of the corals and mangroves. The health and conservation ... +

The tropics are one of the most diverse regions on Earth, and it hosts 80% of the planets terrestrial species and 95% of the corals and mangroves. The health and conservation of the tropical ecosystems are vital for life on Earth and the general well being of humans. Many foods and medicine resources come from the tropics, and the balance of the region impacts not only the world economy but also the global biological diversity. -
Certificate
Full-time
12 weeks
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics is a four-subject course. The flexible course structure allows for study programs designed to suit different university graduates, from ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics is a four-subject course. The flexible course structure allows for study programs designed to suit different university graduates, from mathematicians looking to refresh or deepen their knowledge in a certain mathematical discipline, to holders of business, engineering or science bachelor's degrees who require a mathematical foundation for further studies. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
English
Campus
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

In this Professional Certificate program, the focus is on the design and execution of animal breeding programs, genetic improvement, and conservation of genetic diversity. In ... +

In this Professional Certificate program, the focus is on the design and execution of animal breeding programs, genetic improvement, and conservation of genetic diversity. In this program, you will learn about the basic principles of population, quantitative and molecular genetics. Biological aspects are integrated into the courses by the many hands-on assignments. In the course, you’ll learn to understand how to set up and optimize a breeding program. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
English
Online
 
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
USA Online, USA

An increasing amount of today’s consumer, industrial, and business products incorporate lenses and optical systems. These are essential to virtually every industry including d ... +

An increasing amount of today’s consumer, industrial, and business products incorporate lenses and optical systems. These are essential to virtually every industry including defense, medical, clean energy, nanotechnology, automotive, electronics, communications, entertainment, computers, and consumer products. The Optical Engineering Certificate Program addresses the growing demand for skilled professionals who can conceptualize, design, and manufacture optical components and systems. -
Certificate
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Abbey College Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

The college offers a unique and highly successful one year GCSE programme for students who wish to transfer mid GCSE into year 11. Students are able to take up to 6 subjects a ... +

The college offers a unique and highly successful one year GCSE programme for students who wish to transfer mid GCSE into year 11. Students are able to take up to 6 subjects and the course is delivered in its entirety in a year. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Montgomery, USA

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, sk ... +

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to ethically and effectively integrate theory and practice their professions. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Institute Of Shipping
Jaipur, India

Geography of Sea - Technical aspects of Sea Routes. Duration: 4 Weeks (30 Hours).

Geography of Sea - Technical aspects of Sea Routes. Duration: 4 Weeks (30 Hours). -
Certificate
Part-time
4 weeks
Jul 2020
Online
 
Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
State College, USA

The Undergraduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting, offered online through Penn State World Campus, can demystify the weather to provide you with knowledge of atmospheric st ... +

The Undergraduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting, offered online through Penn State World Campus, can demystify the weather to provide you with knowledge of atmospheric structure and processes. You should then be able to comprehend what controls the evolution of storms and why weather forecasts are not always certain. Upon completion of the program, you should be able to create your own weather forecasts leveraging the same programs and tools used by professional weather forecasters. -
Undergraduate Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn the theory, tools, and algorithms of sparse representations and their impact on signal and image processing.

Learn the theory, tools, and algorithms of sparse representations and their impact on signal and image processing. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
10 weeks
English
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn contemporary astrophysics from the leaders in the field.

Learn contemporary astrophysics from the leaders in the field. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
36 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Montgomery, USA

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, sk ... +

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to ethically and effectively integrate theory and practice their professions. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus