Graduate Certificate Programs
Common Dual Degrees
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Graduate Certificates
CANR offers three Graduate Certificates in departmental programs. Links to more information about these certificates are listed below.
Graduate Certificate in Conservation Law (currently on moratorium)
Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy and Management
Graduate Certificate in Spatial Ecology
Certificate in Community Engagement
Michigan State University’s Graduate Certificate in Community Engagement prepares students for academic careers that integrate scholarship with community engagement. The program is designed to help students organize and reflect on their community engagement experiences. It is tailored in cooperation with the student’s graduate advisor and University Outreach and Engagement, and includes both instruction and a mentored experience in community engagement.
Find out more at the MSU Graduate Certificate in Community Engagement website.
Certificate in College Teaching Program
If your goal is to stay in the realm of higher education as an educator, the Graduate Teaching Certificate Program is for you. The Michigan State University (MSU) Certification in College Teaching Program (CCTP) is an initiative of the Graduate School in partnership with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) and other colleges. Please visit the Graduate School's Certificate in College Teaching Program website as it has comprehensive information on the program's requirements including forms and other resources.
The program includes course work, attendance to workshops and seminars, a mentored teaching experience and the creation of a teaching portfolio to showcase your teaching philosophy and pedagogical growth.
If you are a College of Agriculture and Natural Resources graduate student and you are interested in CCTP, please see the College's information page for more information about the requirements.
If you are a College of Agriculture and Natural Resources post-doctoral staff member and you are interested in CCTP, please contact the Graduate School directly (connect with Dr. Tony Nunez). The requirements for the certificate are different for post-docs.