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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Environmental and Resource Economics

Portland State University

6 months
Duration
671 USD/credit 10736 USD/full
671 USD/credit 10736 USD/full
444 USD/credit 7104 USD/full
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About

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Resource Economics (GCERE) at Portland State University teaches students the critical connections between economics and key environmental issues. 

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Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Resource Economics (GCERE) at Portland State University offers an introduction to important analytical tools, including cost-benefit analysis. Students in the certificate are both mid-career professionals and any student in a Master's degree program at PSU.The GCERE offers small classes and expert faculty. GCERE faculty have done years of research in areas including:

  • Nepal
  • Ethiopia
  • coral reefs in Okinawa, Japan
  • land conservation related to climate change
  • economic impacts of fracking

What can you do 

Our students are both current Master’s students and mid-career professionals. Master’s students use it to round out their education with an emphasis on the environment and resource economics. Professionals use the certificate to advance or make changes in their careers. Both combine the degree with other education and skills to get environmentally-related jobs that require environmental problem analysis skills with an economic perspective. These jobs include:

  • environmental and energy managers
  • analysts
  • advocates

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics of Sustainability: Theory and Practice
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Resource and Environmental Economics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

16 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program. 
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10736 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • National

    10736 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • In-State

    7104 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 444 USD per credit during 6 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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