Environmental Conservation, Certificate
Gain Real-World Experience
With a certificate in environmental conversation, you’ll be primed to land a job in the highly competitive conservation field, gaining the practical experience that conservation organizations are looking for in entry-level positions.
Become a Conservationist
Learn how to create geographic information systems (GIS) maps.
- Take classes in environmental education and interpretation, flora and fauna, and habitat identification and assessment.
- Gain valuable practical experience via a guaranteed internship.
Take Courses Like…
The courses offered in this program ensure that you’ll graduate highly competitive for employment in the conservation field.
- ENV 288 Flora and Fauna of the Hudson Valley
- ENV 274 Environmental Education and Interpretation
- ENV 344 Habitats of the Hudson Valley: Identification and Assessment
- ENV 390 Internship in Environmental Studies
- SCI 226 Geographical Information Systems
Add Opportunities and Experiences
NATURE serves as an outlet for students who have an appreciation and concern for the natural environment.
GreenPace Sustainability Committee serves as an incubator of ideas where students, staff, faculty, and administrators can develop sustainability proposals, create research projects, and implement various green practices while involving the Pace and outside community.
Choose Your Career
With this training, students can pursue a variety of field-based careers, including:
- Environmental educator
- Environmental scientist/consultant
- GIS analyst
- Habitat/land steward
- Invasive species manager
- Wetlands scientist
- Wildlife/plant ecologist
Where Graduates are Employed
Our certificate program graduates have worked at the following organizations:
- Green Business Partnership
- Green Chimneys
- Greenburgh Nature Center
- NYC Parks Department
- Scenic Hudson
- Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
- US Environmental Protection Agency