Interdisciplinary Climate Studies

The graduate certificate in Interdisciplinary Climate Studies is designed to provide interdisciplinary climate expertise to people from various disciplines. The educational objectives of this graduate certificate are for students to:

  • Gain an understanding of the Earth’s physical and chemical climate system
  • Gain an understanding of the relationships among climate, ecosystems, and humans
  • Develop basic proficiency with climate analysis tools
  • Strengthen key professional skills in interdisciplinary science, including communication to various audiences, collaborative skills, and proposal development

The graduate certificate in Interdisciplinary Climate Studies has 9 credits of required courses.

Students who are currently enrolled in a master’s degree program through the Graduate School and who wish to pursue an approved graduate certificate program simultaneously must apply for admission to the certificate program before one-half of the required credits are completed.

Degrees offered: Graduate Certificate

Application deadline: Rolling

Test Required: None

Contact: Karl Kreutz

Contact Email: karl.kreutz@maine.edu

Program Website: Interdisciplinary Climate Studies