The Certificate in Community Environmental Studies (CES), offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, provides professional training for careers in today's rapidly evolving environmental field. The certificate is open to students with a bachelor's degree and is especially appropriate for:
The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to clarify career goals for those who may be considering environmental work, as well as enhance the skills of professionals already in the field. The program's curriculum offers a rich and varied selection of environmental courses in planning, policy, economics, sustainable development, engineering, and science complemented by courses in negotiation, law, and nonprofit management. Participants also have access to activities of the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE), which supports an interdisciplinary network of initiatives including research, conferences, and speakers.
Students who complete this certificate program may decide to continue on and apply to one of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning's master's programs. If accepted into a master's program, the credits earned toward the completion of the certificate can often be counted toward the master's program.
See Tuition and Financial Aid information for GSAS Programs. Note: This program is eligible for federal loans. This program is not eligible for Tufts tuition scholarships.