Graduate Certificate in Climate Change Awareness & Leadership
American Public University System

Program Details

Climate change is a critical area of study that will significantly influence the future of business, government, and environmental policy well into the 21st century. Many challenges and innovations lie ahead that require a new generation of leaders in the emergency and disaster management and environmental protection fields to be well versed in the science and the policies required to lead organizations and government through the coming challenges.

In the graduate certificate in Climate Change Awareness and Leadership program, students will study climate and environmental change from an approved list of courses in leadership, management, planning, and analysis. Sudents will learn the science behind climate change and global warming and its various impacts on the environment and society.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Official bachelor’s or master’s transcript showing conferral of degree

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission