Forests and Climate ChangeGraduate Certificate

Credits required
19 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 19 quarter credits are equal to 12.67 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$528
Delivery
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

Careers: Graduate Certificate in Forests and Climate Change – Online

Forests worldwide will be profoundly altered by climate change over the coming century, and the global workforce is in need of professionals who understand the relationship between forests and climate change in order to sustainably manage forest resources.

By earning your Graduate Certificate in Forests and Climate Change, you will be well positioned for a rewarding career that positively impacts the planet. Interest in the interaction between forests and climate change extends across public natural resources management agencies, the forest products industry and academia. The skills and knowledge you acquire in this program will help meet the demand in the job market.

A wealth of career opportunities

Students who earn the forests and climate change certificate can pursue a variety of new professional roles, including:

  • Climate change analyst
  • Conservation ecologist
  • Carbon accounting specialist
  • Climate change educator
  • Adaptation planner
  • Energy finance analyst
  • Climate change policy assessment expert
  • Climate change consultant
  • Research assistant
  • Climate change impacts assessor

The FCC certificate program is also a first step for students who want to pursue a Master of Natural Resources (MNR) online with Oregon State. Your FCC credits can be counted as an area of emphasis in the MNR program.

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