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Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy & Management

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy & Management program can be applied to carbon mitigation projects in different areas such as governments, corporations, and non-government organizations.  The curriculum, featuring a global focus, equips participants with interdisciplinary tools and conceptual backgrounds to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate forestry-based climate change mitigation projects.  Graduates understand the scientific foundations of climate change and forest climate interactions, how forest management affects forest carbon balance, the ins and outs of forest carbon markets, the social context of forest carbon sequestration, and the tools for measuring, monitoring, and accounting for forest carbon.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year program

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission