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This certificate, which can be completed online through Penn State World Campus, is designed to provide students with the knowledge needed to make environmentally sustainable decisions. It increases geoscience literacy and addresses key sustainability issues, including the impact of climate change on Earth and its inhabitants, access to clean drinking water, sustainable energy, and the hazards posed by our overpopulated coastal regions.
The Earth Sustainability undergraduate certificate can help prepare you to become a steward of the green movement in education, politics, business, or law. You may also use this credential to jump-start a career in geosciences, emergency preparedness, environmental health and sustainability, land management and conservation, or natural resource management program.