Sustainability Politics and Policy Certificate

University of New Hampshire

Date Posted: June 28, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Graduate Certificate/Diploma


The Certificate in Sustainability Politics and Policy is an interdisciplinary graduate certificate program administered by the Department of Political Science. The Certificate gives current graduate students, alumni and others in the community training and analysis on issues connecting environmental and social sustainability, politics and policy making initiatives. Courses include seminars in political science and electives in natural resource management, sustainability, economics, and other fields. Sustainability professionals increasingly find valuable careers in the public sector, in non-profit organizations and in the private sector. Coursework includes theoretical perspectives and applied skills to address sustainability issues at the local, national, and global levels.