Certificate Programs

Earn a Yale non-degree certificate in topics vital to the addressing the climate emergency and achieving a sustainable future.

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    Financing and Deploying Clean Energy Certificate

    This online certificate program — developed by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment — trains and connects rising leaders to catalyze the transition to a clean economy, aiming to accelerate the uptake of clean energy by building capacity in the workforce in the areas of policy, finance, and technology.

    Program Length

    9 months: August - May

    Application Deadline

    March 10, 2024

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    Tropical Forest Landscapes Certificate

    In this yearlong program — developed by the Environmental Leadership Training Initiative — you will learn to design, implement and monitor effective conservation and restoration initiatives. Initiatives can be projects, policies, business plans and programs at any scale.

    Program Length

    10 Months: July - May

    Application Deadline

    April 5, 2024

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    Urban Climate Leadership Certificate

    This program — developed in partnership with the Hixon Center for Urban Sustainability — is committed to the growth of its participants and acceleration of solutions that will create and transform cities we need for an equitable and regenerative future.

    Program Length

    9 Months: August - May

    Application Deadline

    April 30, 2024