Environmental Sustainability


Effective 1 June 2024 through 31 May 2025

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Graduate Certificate
12 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the College of Science and Health and is only available online.

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures under the Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Program Description

This certificate in environmental sustainability concentrates on the relationship between sustainability and environmental resource management to include managing economic, social and ecological systems within and external to an organizational entity in order for it to sustain itself and the system it exists within.

Students may pursue the certificate by itself or integrate their certificate studies with their MS degree program. Students enrolled in the MS in environmental management with an emphasis in sustainability are not eligible to receive the environmental sustainability certificate.


The 12 credit hours required for the graduate certificate in environmental sustainability include the following courses:

  • ENMG 5400 Environmental Sustainability (3 hours)
  • ENMG 5410 Environmental Ethics and Decision Making (3 hours)
  • ENMG 5420 Natural Resource Management and Sustainability (3 hours)
  • ENMG 5430 Energy Policy and Sustainability (3 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general admission requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution electronically to If this service is not available, send transcripts to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119