Climate Security Graduate Certificate

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Admission Requirements

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Students that have already obtained a graduate degree will not be required to complete an entrance exam or complete a 400-level course first.
  • Students with a baccalaureate degree in a related field, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher will not have any additional testing or entry course requirements.
  • If the student has a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 2.75, regardless of the field of study, they will be required to complete the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Exam.
  • If a student has a cumulative GPA below 2.75, they will be required to submit results from either the GRE or GMAT. 

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Minimum Requirements for Climate Security Graduate Certificate: 12 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Graduate Certificate Requirements
Complete the graduate certificate requirements.
Climate Security Program Requirements
Complete the following:
HSEM F609Human Security3
HSEM F672Climate Catastrophes: A Case Study Approach3
HSEM F673Models and Scenarios for Disaster Risk Reduction3
Complete one of the following:3-4
U.S. Environmental Politics
Comparative Environmental Politics
Climate Change Processes: Past, Present, Future
Climate Change in the Arctic: Methods and Impact Assessment
Environmental Security
Economics of Environmental and Business Sustainability
Total Credits12-13