Enhance your credentials by adding a certificate.
With four certificates to choose from, you can boost your earnings and deepen your understanding of conservation. You'll develop skills like data collection and analyses, GIS, scientific writing, communicating with diverse audiences and more.
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Our biodiversity graduate certificates are offered 100% online and delivered through the UW Extended Campus.
Wondering if our certificates are right for you? Relevant careers include geospatial analysts, environmental scientists, outreach specialists or conservation managers and leaders.
Each certificate consists of three, three-credit courses. You can move through the certificates at your own pace. On average, students can complete a certificate in as little as 9 months.
Like our graduate program, the certificate is a flat fee of $750 per credit.
Gain targeted expertise in a particular area. Pursue these certificates to advance your career. Plus, if you choose to continue your education and complete our Master's in Biodiversity Conservation & Management, these certificates count toward the graduate degree.
Conservation Data Management and Analysis
In today's world, data is used to inform decision-making more and more in a variety of fields, including conservation. This certificate gives you the tools to effectively collect, analyze and interpret data. That way, we'll better understand the current state of ecosystems, the impacts of human activities on the environment and the effectiveness of various conservation interventions.
Conservation Leadership, Policy and Management
Dive into the human dimensions of conservation! Build leadership skills and learn to effectively manage diverse partnerships, teams, and volunteers as part of conservation management. Integrate human and cultural elements into research, monitoring, policy, and conservation planning.