Want to transition to a conservation-related career path, but lack the required undergraduate courses to enter into an advanced degree program? The post-baccalaureate certificate in Conservation provides the foundational knowledge and skills needed to make this transition.
This certificate is also a direct pathway into the MS in Sustainability and Environment program, as all courses count toward the MS degree and the graduate school.
- UNC Greensboro is ranked as one of the Nation’s Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges, according to the Princeton Review (2020).
- Students have access to modern geographic technology, including an oversized cartographic plotter, GPS equipment, and computers with industry-standard software programs like Arc/Info, ArcView, ERDAS Imagine, ArcGIS, Surfer, AtlasGIS, MapInfo, and ER Mapper.
- State-of-the-art laboratories – like the Geomorphology and Weather and Climate Lab and the Regolith Analysis Laboratory – offer in-depth geographic analysis using the latest precision instruments.
- The program’s accreditations and affiliations include:
- Association for Environmental Studies & Sciences
- Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
- National Council for Science and the Environment
THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
- You choose conservation-focused classes from both the Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability (GES), and the Department of Biology.
- Class topics include Natural Resource Geography, National Parks and Protected Areas, Ecology, Global Change, and much more.
Graduates are prepared for positions such as:
- Urban Planning
- Energy Efficiency
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