Graduate Certificate in Global Sustainability

Virginia Tech

Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2017
Submitted by: Julian Dautremont-Smith
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Graduate Certificate/Diploma
Completion: 1 year
Distance: Distance Education
Commitment: Part-Time


This 9-credit graduate certificate is designed for students and professionals seeking training and experience in international sustainable development, with a particular emphasis on environmental sustainability in emerging economies. Students pursuing this certificate must complete 3 of the 9 credits through participation and completion of one International Field Experience (IFE) as part of NR 5114 Global Issues in Natural Resources. The six remaining credits must come from completion of two online Natural Resources elective courses. The Graduate Certificate in Global Sustainability is a good option for graduate students and professionals looking to gain formal international experience while earning graduate credits. An advising appointment is required prior to submitting an application.

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