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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Planning & Design

Program Details

The graduate certificate in Environmental Planning and Design prepares you to develop strategies for implementing sustainable design practices at the landscape scale. You’ll be taught how to use planning tools, including the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), environmental impact analyses, and the principles of sustainable design. You will also learn the elements that are necessary to design, evaluate, and implement actionable strategies that adhere to professional environmental planning and sustainability principles.


A bachelors degree or higher is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission