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Graduate Certificate in Science and Policy of Climate Change

Fundamental Climate Change Knowledge

Earn your Graduate-Level Certificate Online

Make a difference. Work hands-on with organizations to solve climate challenges locally and globally.

The first of its kind in Canada, this graduate certificate gives you an efficient and engaging way to break into the climate science field, or to build on your current knowledge.

Learn about multifaceted challenges of climate change and related issues, examine current science and policy innovations, and develop an interdisciplinary knowledge base about climate change causes and impacts. In this program, you’ll also build practical skills that will empower you to identify climate challenges and solutions and how to act on them. 

ECO Canada has partnered with Royal Roads University to offer this interdisciplinary training available completely online:

This graduate certificate is designed for practitioners who want to move into the expanding field of climate science and policy. The completion of a bachelor’s degree is required for admission to this certificate program; flexible admission is available (download the guide for more info). 

The 3 courses are taken in sequence, with the final course including a unique, experiential work placement in Climate Solutions with a government, civil society, or Indigenous or community organization.

Fill out the form to download the Program Guide for full details.

What Will You Learn In This Climate Change Certificate?

Gain in-depth knowledge in both the science and policy side of climate change for a full picture to help you navigate the implications for your organization and provide expertise on solutions to address climate change impacts.

Download the Program Guide for more details include:

About this partnership:

The Graduate Certificate in Science and Policy of Climate Change is offered through the Canadian Centre for Environmental Education (CCEE). ECO Canada and Royal Roads University are the founders of CCEE. It was created in accordance with the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Environmental Employment. The NOS refers to relevant competencies identified by industry experts as necessary for particular occupation.

The CCEE’s goal is to provide advanced education, training, and professional development tailored to the Canadian environment industry.

Ready to take the next step?

The next intake starts January 10, 2022. Apply today through the Royal Roads University website.