The Certificate Program courses are taught by Columbia University professors and researchers from the Consortium for Environmental Research and Conservation as well as adjunct faculty who are current practitioners in the public and private sector. This breadth of experience and diverse set of perspectives inform curriculum development to reflect scientific expertise and current hands-on approaches to environmental sustainability. Through the Certificate Program, professionals from all sectors gain the knowledge and tools to make sound decisions about business activities and policy practices that impact the environment.
Course Calendar – SPRING 2013 (Jan – May 2013)
Course Calendar – SPRING 2013 – Fourth Module (May – June 2013)
Course Descriptions - SPRING 2013 (Jan – June 2013)
The Certificate Program accommodates the working professional:
• Classes are held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Columbia University in New York City and online (with access to all University facilities)
• Courses meet once a week for five weeks.
• Weekend field courses are offered but not required.
• Rolling admission deadlines.
• No previous coursework or scientific knowledge are required.
• Complete the Certificate Program in as little as nine months or as long as three years. Twelve courses must be completed to graduate.
• Graduates receive an official transcript from Columbia University.