2018-2019 General Catalog 
    May 24, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Sustainability

Graduate School
Global Change & Sustainability Center
Website: environment.utah.edu/programs-projects/grad-certificate/
Address: Sustainability Office, 1635 Campus Central Dr., Business Classroom Building, Suite 50, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-9352
Email: karren.nichols@utah.edu

Minimum Certificate Hours: 16

Admission Requirements

  • Any student enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of Utah or non-degree seeking students with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Visit website for application process

Graduation Requirements

  • Maximum of 4 years for completion
  • Courses must be completed with a grade of B or better
  • Courses used towards completion of the certificate may also count towards matriculated graduate student Departmental degree requirements, if applicable
  • Non-matriculated students Only: 9 credits from the certificate may be applied towards a future graduate degree
  • Non-matriculated students will need a permission code to enroll in graduate courses

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses

2 core courses (4 credits)


4 elective courses (12 credits)

One course from each elective component from the approved list of courses

  • Elective 1: Earth and Ecological Systems selection
  • Elective 2: Social Justice selection
  • Elective 3: Economics/Policy selection
  • Elective 4: One additional course from any of the above 3 categories