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Environmental Analytics and Reporting (Certificate)

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Learn the tools and processes to perform sophisticated environmental analyses and reporting that go beyond compliance, and improve business performance. The graduate certificate in Environmental Analytics and Reporting provides you insight to interpreting data and developing solutions while addressing sustainability, risk, efficiency, permit status, unplanned events, strategies, operations, management, ethics, innovation, and more. You will learn to:


  • Analyze the value, function, and use of data and analytics

  • Understand the requirements and interrelationships of key environmental statutes

  • Differentiate and determine analytical techniques and modeling

  • Apply the ISO 14001 framework as a proactive and systematic approach

  • Design and perform analyses of data in the context of environmental issues

Credits earned through this graduate certificate may apply toward a master's degree in Environmental Policy and Management.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.du.edu/learn/certificates/disclosure/epm.html


Required Courses

The graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Environmental Analytics and Reporting requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses).

Concentration courses - 16 qtr. hrs (Choose 4)

Concentration courses allow students to focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector in which they are working or wish to work, and master the skills needed to excel in that area.


Elective courses - 8 qtr. hrs (Choose 2)

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in Environmental Policy And Management programs. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

After you submit your academic plan, your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Popular electives for students pursuing Environmental Policy And Management programs include:

Additional Elective courses available, please Design your custom plan for elective courses


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Careers in Environmental Analytics and Reporting Certificate

Titles
Environmental Specialist, Project Analyst, Consultant, Data Scientist, Regulatory Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist, Sustainability Analyst, Environmental Compliance Manager

Responsibilities
Research and collect data, conduct studies and audits, use reporting and analysis tools, develop strategies for managing analytics projects, design and perform analyses of data, construct solutions to enhance business value, ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations, devise environmental reports.

Expectations
Environmental specialists with reporting and analytical skills will be in high demand as organizations look to go beyond compliance and strive to add value to the business through proper use of data. Employment for research analysts is expected to grow 30% through 2024, much faster than the average for other occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Careers In Environmental Policy and Management

The future is bright!
Environmental job openings are expected to soar within the next decade, with projections as high as 19% job growth for environmental science positions by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Careers for environmental specialists will likely be found in prosperous, rapidly growing cities and communities-hello, Denver! Clean energy projects are driving the economic recovery in the United States, with green business especially booming in the Southeast. Clean energy projects are popping up across the country, primarily in California, North Carolina, Florida, and Michigan. Start your career search for environmental-focused employment at any level of government, manufacturing companies, emergency services, service industries, or commercial businesses.

Stay ahead of the curve.
The vast majority of employers within the field of environmental science prefer candidates who hold a relevant master's degree, or a bachelor's degree with a certificate. Keep an eye on alternative energies, such as wind and solar energy, plus jobs that focus on efficient energy management. With the world more attuned to green living, the job market will likely focus on improving sustainability and natural resource management. Job creation in the clean energy and clean transportation sectors are booming across the United States, with more than 110,000 new jobs in those sectors created in 2012. Going green never looked better!

Where are they now?
University College alumni who graduated with a master's degree in environmental policy and management hold job titles such as Safety Director, Environmental Education Coordinator, Senior Environmental Scientist, Environmental Protection Specialist, Watershed Coordinator, Natural Resource Manager, Forester, and Environmental Compliance Engineer in companies and organizations such as Proctor and Gamble, Kinder Morgan, US Forest Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, and Colorado Conservation Trust.

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As a student, you'll gain access to a range of free services offered through DU Career Services. From resume and cover letter assistance to individual career counseling and assessments, you'll have valuable career support during and after your program.

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