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Certificate in Climate & Sustainability Leadership

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The Advanced Certificate in Climate & Sustainability Leadership is a science based leadership and management-oriented certificate for emerging professionals who work on greenhouse gas emissions reduction, climate adaptation, and sustainability projects. 

This program is a 10-credit advanced certificate that provides content training in climate change science, current climate protection, policies, analytic tools and critical thinking, project management, problem solving, workplace effectiveness, communication, and fundraising.

Students in this advanced certificate program will also participate in the Strategic Energy Innovations’ (SEI) Climate Corp Fellowship program. Climate Corps fellows gain real-world expertise in the climate change field, while working with private, public and nonprofit partners in the community to address real world climate and sustainability projects and cultivate the next generation of environmental leaders. The SEI Climate Corp Fellowship program develops relationships with partners to identify placements for fellows and raises funds from partners that provides fellows with stipend and tuition support for the academic program they participate in at SUNY ESF.

Required Courses

Course Number Course Codes * Credits
SRE 650 Climate&Sust Science&Practce I 3
SRE 660 Climate&Sust Science&Prctce II 3
SRE 898 Prof Experience/Internship 1 - 12