Climate Change Certificate

University of Utah

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Air & Climate
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma


As the impacts of climate change become more severe over the coming years and decades, companies, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations will be required to adapt and respond to climate change. Scientifically-based, up-to-date knowledge is essential to formulating adaption and response strategies. A certificate in climate change is marketable evidence of this essential knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

This program will provide students with cutting edge knowledge about climate, climate change, impacts and relevance. By taking earning the certificate, the students will: Understand the fundamentals of climate systems, Understand the fundamentals and scientific background of climate change, Understand the science of global warming, Learn about mitigation and adaptation strategies for dealing with climate change, Learn how climate change permeates nearly every aspect of our lives.