Environmental Law, Science & Policy Certificate

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Law & Legal Studies
Program Type: Graduate Certificate/Diploma
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


Students enrolled in the certificate program will not only learn environmental law as it exists in statutes, regulations, and cases, but also will be involved in its practical application whether that takes the form of litigating and negotiating cases in courts or administrative tribunals, participating in federal and state rulemaking efforts, drafting agreements, or working in the numerous other contexts which constitute the practice of environmental law and policymaking. Upon graduation, certificate students will be prepared to pursue a variety of career paths including private practice, work as a governmental attorney at the local, state or federal level, a staff position with a non-profit environmental advocacy group or research institution, or become part of a multidisciplinary environmental consulting firm.

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