The certificate is designed to meet the global stability needs of senior NCOs and mid-career officers in the Special Operations and Civil Affairs communities as well as the global stability needs of other Department of Defense, USAID, Peace Corps, and development professionals. The certificate courses focus on Global Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resources.

Effective Spring 2017

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required: 3
Issues in Global Environmental Sustainability 1
Select 9 credits from the following: 9
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Natural Resources Policy and Biodiversity
Action for Sustainable Behavior
Sustainable Military Lands Management
Cultural Resource Management on Military Lands
Ecology of Military Lands
DoD Sustainable Building and Infrastructure
Natural Resource Inventory and Data Analysis
Analysis of Environmental Impact
Economics of Forests, Restoration and Fire
Program Total Credits:12

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate. 


 Or a SoGES endorsed graduate course chosen in consultation with certificate advisor if GES 520 has been completed.