Graduate Certificate in Environmental Resource Policy
The graduate certificate in environmental resource policy helps students develop the skills to design, analyze, implement, and evaluate environmental policy; gain knowledge regarding relevant international, federal, state, and local environmental policies, processes, and tools; understand basic aspects of environmental science and how scientific principles govern the natural behavior of the earth’s environment; and identify the economic factors that drive the decisions of firms and consumers when it comes to environmentally-relevant behavior. Certificate students may apply to the master of arts in the field of environmental resource policy degree program and, if accepted, may count the 12 credits from the certificate program toward the MA degree.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits in required courses.
|ENRP 6101||Environmental Sciences I: Physical Sciences|
|or ENRP 6102||Environmental Sciences II: Life Sciences|
|PPPA 6006||Policy Analysis|
|PPPA 6007||Microeconomics for Public Policy I|
|or ECON 6237||Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources|
|PPPA 6066||U.S. Environmental Policy|
|PPPA 6140||Introduction to Environmental Law|
If a student can demonstrate, by virtue of prior coursework, competency in all of the topics covered by a required course, that student may substitute another graduate course relevant to environmental policy, with the permission of the Environmental Resource Policy Program Director or Director of Graduate Studies.