Graduate and Post-Bac Programs and Certificates


Data Science for Environmental Applications

The Data Science for Environmental Applications Certificate is a nine-month online program geared towards those pursuing a career in data analysis and modeling. Environmental professionals need to be able to make sense of large and complex data. Learning to handle, visualize, analyze, and make predictions with big data is a prerequisite for careful decision-making in agencies, non-governmental organizations, and consulting.

Apply through the WWU Graduate School.

Post-Bac/Graduate GIS Certificate

The Post-Bac Geographic Information Science Certificate provides students with in-depth training in Geographic Information Science theory and techniques. Students will gain advanced skills in the development, management, analysis, and visualization of spatial data, with an emphasis on environmental applications. Coursework includes spatial analysis, geospatial data management, python programming, and cartography, with opportunities to design and complete original research projects and develop a professional portfolio. The certificate prepares students for careers as geospatial analysts and GIS technicians, and is a valuable complement to many professional fields.


MA, Environmental Studies - Urban Planning Specialization

The Master of Arts in Environmental Studies applied urban planning specialization covers coursework in planning foundational knowledge, methods, and applied skills. The degree trains students for planning of equitable, healthful, livable, diverse, and sustainable communities for present and future generations.    APPLICATION DEADLINE for FALL 2021 is:  1 Feb 2021

Apply through the WWU Graduate School.