The Graduate Certificate in Climatology and Climate Change program trains both traditional and non-traditional students with on-campus courses. The program is designed to enhance career opportunities in industry, local, state, and federal government, laboratories, academia, and entrepreneurship by providing students and professionals with an interdisciplinary education focused on climate science and climate communication and policy.
The certificate is a 12 credit hour stand-alone program with courses offered in the Department of Geography & Anthropology, the Department of Agricultural Economics, the Manship School of Mass Communication, the College of the Coast and Environment, and the LSU Law Center. Students must complete at least 6 hours from a core of courses entitled “Climate Science” and 6 hours from a core of courses entitled “Climate Communications and Policy” for a combined total of 12 credit hours. The course breakdown is as follows (3 credit hours for each course):
Climate Science: Choose any 2 for 6 hours
Climate Communication, Human-Dimensions of Climate Change, and Policy: Choose any 2 for a total of 6 hours
For further information, please contact the Department of Geography & Anthropology at 225-578-5942.