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​The Geography and Environmental Sciences Department offers several non-degree certificates for both graduates and undergraduates. 

Environmental Science Education (12 hours)
The Environmental Science Education graduate certificate is intended to leverage disciplinary scholarship in environmental science as well as education, and to capitalize on a growing demand for pedagogical content knowledge that translates into and supports careers. The careful integration of courses from various departments fosters collaboration by broadening opportunities for research and teaching activities related to environmental science education

 Geographic Information Science (GISci) Certificate​ (18 hours)
The focus of this certificate is on a broad array of geotechniques, including geographic information systems, remote sensing, cartography, and statistics​.

Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certificate (12 hours)

The goal of this certificate is to provide students advanced training in sustainable urban agriculture through the integration of classroom study and field-based practicum conducted at the department’s field research station.