Graduate Certificate in Environmental Planning & Design
American Public University System

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Planning and Design prepares students to implement sustainable design practices at the landscape level. Students will learn how to use planning tools including Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Courses discuss professional environmental planning and sustainability principles. Students will examine environmental policymaking and legislation, as well as socio-political influences to the field of environmental planning. Graduates of this online sustainability certificate program will be prepared to design, implement, and evaluate actionable strategies

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Hazard mitigation and resilient communities
  • Environmental policy, regulation, and law
  • Watershed management
  • Landscape ecology and design
  • Elements of sustainable design

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)