Graduate Certificate in Watershed Assessment & Restoration
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Watershed Assessment & Restoration program provides opportunities for practicing engineers and other environmental professionals to stay abreast of new technologies and current government regulations.  The curriculum will teach students to apply engineering principles to biologically based systems that involve the production of food and conservation of our natural resources.  The program enables students and practitioners from many disciplines to study the technical and engineering aspects of design and analysis of environmental systems with an emphasis on the watershed-scale and provides the opportunity to develop a solid foundation in engineering systems targeted at environmental issues, particularly related to non-point sources and their impact on water quality at the watershed-scale.


  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited undergraduate engineering program, with an overall GPA of 3.0 or an overall GPA of 2.8 combined with a major GPA of 3.0; OR a Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate science curriculum, with an overall GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of calculus, differential equations, physics and chemistry with grades of C or better
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges