Climate change and climate variability pose risks and opportunities for nearly all human activities and sectors of the economy. There is a great and growing need across businesses, government agencies, media, non-governmental organizations and educational institutions, for professionals who can grasp the sector-relevant aspects of climate science and who can help their organizations exploit the opportunities and respond resiliently to the risks posed by climate variability and climate change.

Our programs support students in building a foundation in climate science and the applications on which they can build successful careers in the public, private, or non-profit sectors.

The Professional Science Master’s degree program in Climate Change & Society and the Climate Adaptation graduate certificate program provide critical skills, knowledge, and expertise in climate science and climate adaptation. These programs prepare graduates to meet the growing demand for climate adaptation expertise. Our graduates can succeed as:

 

  • International development team leaders, grant writers and project managers
  • Conservationists
  • Land use and urban planning specialists
  • Food security specialists
  • Water resource managers
  • Public administrators
  • Consultants
  • Civil engineers
  • Energy solutions experts
  • Educators
  • Journalists
  • Outreach managers
  • Entrepreneurs who have identified new opportunities associated with climate change
  • Professionals attempting to mainstream climate adaptation into their organization’s processes

 

The Climate Adaptation certificate equips students with the necessary skills to support the climate adaptation needs of their employers. The certificate is ideal for professionals who will benefit from a flexible graduate-level credential.

Climate change is giving rise to new opportunities and new careers and our programs can help students reach their goals. The coursework is innovative, professional, and practical. The curriculum is flexible and tailored to address the professional goals of each student.

 

Contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you.