Graduate Certificate in Natural Resources

This 12-credit graduate certificate is designed for students and professional seeking graduate-level education and training in environmental and natural resource management. Students pursuing this certificate must complete 9 of the 12 credits with courses offered in the MNR program, including Conservation Ecology (NR 5724). The Graduate Certificate in Natural Resource Management is a good option for professionals seeking credentials in environmental and natural resource management.

Beyond the 9 credit hours that must be earned in courses offered through the MNR program, the remaining three credit hours may be earned in approved courses outside of the MNR program, including (but not limited to) courses offered as part of the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), and the Online Master of Arts in Political Science programs at Virginia Tech. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above for those 12 credit hours.

Admissions Requirement:

  • Completed undergraduate degree
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Completed application
  • Current resume/ CV

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