Online Graduate Certificates

Oregon State University’s Graduate Certificate in Urban Forestry prepares you to think scientifically and strategically as you address critical urban natural resource issues. Oregon State is America’s natural resources university and offers this graduate certificate program online through OSU Ecampus. Paul Ries is the Director of the Graduate Certificate in Urban Forestry, as well as an Instructor and OSU Extension Specialist.

Earning a Graduate Certificate in Forests and Climate Change online from Oregon State University will enable you to make informed decisions about managing forests in an era of climate change. This 19-credit certificate is designed to train working professionals – mid-career, company, industry and agency employees – who want more experience in natural resources management and climate change. The flexible online format allows you to maintain your career focus while taking classes to improve your academic credentials. Dr. Badege Bishaw is the program director, and specializes in agroforestry, social forestry, silviculture and international forestry

We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources. This 18-credit online certificate is designed for all students, especially company, industry or agency employees who desire training in solving complex sustainability problems. Students complete an integrated course of study in a dynamic learning community, under the mentorship of professionals, to design workable solutions for complex natural resource issues of local, state, regional, national and international importance. Dr. Badege Bishaw is the program director.