Graduate Certificate in Climate Adaptation
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Climate Adaptation program provides a background in climate change science and its implications for society to support the development of informed policy and business decisions.  The curriculum combines climate change science with broad knowledge of climate sensitive sectors to support the development of effective adaptation and mitigation strategies while also helping students concerned with the aspects of planning or setting policies affected by global climate change.  Coursework is innovative, professional, and practical, providing critical skills and knowledge expertise in climate science and adaptation, preparing graduates to make meaningful contributions to a variety of sectors.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university, or equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges