NC State Offers New Climate Adaptation Graduate Certificate
A graduate certificate in climate adaptation has recently been approved by NC State’s Administrative Board.
The certificate consists of 12 credit hours and is a great choice for professionals who need a versatile option to further develop their knowledge of climate adaptation. Coursework focuses on the fundamentals of climate science, enhancing climate literacy, spatial analysis and assessing climate-sensitive threats.
All of the coursework will be offered online and is tailored to meet the needs of students from a variety of academic backgrounds. Prospective students are not required to have taken prior coursework in STEM-related disciplines.
Frederick Semazzi of the department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences is the program director and also oversees the Climate Change & Society Professional Science master’s degree. Students who complete the Climate Adaptation certificate have the option to apply the credits toward the Climate Change & Society degree.
More information about the certificate can be found at ccs.sciences.ncsu.edu.
Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences