Career Enhancement

natural resource management certificate, US Army Corps of Engineers, US Environmental Protection AgencyVision. Determination. Leadership. These are the qualities we expect of our graduates.

The demand for qualified, competent professionals educated in military land sustainability is on the rise. Learn how the Certificate in Military Land Sustainability can enhance existing careers, provide credentials necessary for a career change, or allow exploration of natural resources as a career track.

Career Enhancement

Many of our graduates use this advanced certificate program as a springboard to advance their existing careers. This is especially true for professionals who realize they need the additional credentials and training to get a promotion or expansion of responsibilities.

The following careers can be enhanced by this certificate:

  • In uniform or civilian installation professional charged with natural resource management or working as an off-base liaison
  • State or Federal natural resources agency personnel that work with resources and lands near installations or those impacted by training needs
  • Non-government organizations with natural resource and conservation focus that engage in issues or deal with landowners in regions that include installations or that are impacted by training needs

The certificate offers the opportunity to develop the following skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental law, climate change, ecosystem management and military budgeting necessary for natural resource careers
  • Project management expertise, including essential written and oral communication skills applicable to military and civilian engagement

Intended for the working professional, the flexible 14-credit-hour online graduate certificate program allows students to work at their own pace. Only the final two-week course requires students to come for campus, and that only for the first of the two weeks (taught during the first session of summer school).

The certificate was designed primarily for working professionals taking one or two courses per semester online. At one course a semester, the certificate can easily be completed in two years. At two courses per semester, the certificate can be completed in a year (two courses – Fall; two courses – Spring; 2 credit Field Course in early summer).

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Job Titles

Our certificate program prepares you for a wide variety of natural resources careers. Learn more about the following commonly held job titles:

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Typical Employers

The following are typical employers that will appreciate the knowledge and skills developed through this certificate:

  • Federal Agencies
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    • U.S. Forest Service
    • Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • U.S. Geological Survey
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • Farm Service Agency
  • State Agencies
    • Wildlife
    • Forestry
    • Soil and Water
    • Military Affairs
    • Planning
  • Non-Government Organizations
    • Environmental
    • Wildlife
    • Conservation
    • Environmental Law
    • Conservation Trusts

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Deepen your knowledge. Get the credentials and expertise you need to build the career you want. Apply today for a graduate level certificate in military land sustainability.

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