The program spans traditional academic boundaries, allowing students to integrate broad perspectives, knowledge, skills and interconnections. Our goal is for students to achieve a coherent view of environmental issues through an interdisciplinary focus on the complex relationships among science, management and policy. Applications are accepted twice each year, usually the first Monday in February and first Monday in May.
The Environmental Management Graduate Certificate program offers students access to the University of Washington's world-class faculty and resources across multiple colleges and schools, including the Evans School of Public Affairs, Foster School of Business, the College of Engineering, and the College of the Environment.
The EM Certificate program offers students:
- A real-world consulting experience
- A solution-based approach to environmental issues
- Interdisciplinary problem-solving practice
- Skills development in project management, problem solving, communications, and team-building
- Opportunities to develop relationships across an network of graduate students, UW faculty, and potential employers
Students must be matriculated graduate or professional students to be eligible to apply to the Environmental Management Certificate program.
Prior to admission, students must have completed a one quarter upper-level or graduate-level course in each of the following:
- Applied quantitative methods (e.g., microeconomics, numerical modeling, applied statistical methods) or pure quantitative methods (e.g., mathematics or statistics);
- Social or natural science.
Admission is competitive and students are selected on the basis of their academic preparation, ability, and program fit.
Admission Application Procedures
Applications are due February 4 and May 2, 2016. To apply for admission, send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Completed Application Form
- Letter of Application
- Resume or CV