Graduate Certificate in Climate Change Management and Policy

The graduate certificate in climate change policy and management is intended for students with a master’s degree in planning or an allied field—including public policy and the social sciences—who seek expertise in planning for climate change and climate change adaptation. Graduates of the program are able to apply their knowledge in public and private sector planning, policy, design, and/or engineering agencies, both inside and outside the United States.

Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

Required
PSUS 6220Planning Resilient and Low-Carbon Cities
PSUS 6221The Scientific Basis of Climate Change
PSUS 6222Climate Change Economics
PSUS 6224Sustainable Energy for Cities and the Environment
Electives
6 credits in professional studies urban sustainability (PSUS) courses.

See CPS regulations for additional information regarding enrollment status and time limits