Students earning a certificate in Sustainable Development, Health, and Equity will have learned:
- Scientific understanding of Climate Change and impacts on Natural Systems;
- Climate model projections and carbon accounting tools;
- Current knowledge on environmental and climate change impacts on human and social systems and opportunities for adaption, mitigation, and sustainable solutions;
- Understanding of environmental health sciences, issues, and solutions. Translation of science to environmental health practice; and
- Sustainable development policies and governance at the local and global level with a focus on health and equity targets.
To obtain a certificate, students must complete the required courses with a 3.0 grade point average or better on a four-point scale. Upon completion of one of more certificates, the student may formally apply and enroll (pending acceptance) into the Master of Science programs in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science, and all courses completed toward the certificates will be applied towards the Master's degree.
- ENVS 684 Climate Change and Impacts 3 semester hours
- ENVS 688 Environmental Health 3 semester hours
- ENVS 689 Sustainability, Health, and Equity 3 semester hours
- B.S. or higher degree in any engineering discipline or consent of the program director
- A completed application form and $50 application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Personal Statement discussing how the program fits into your career development