UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Certificate

Weather and Climate Risk and Data Analytics Online Graduate Certificate Program

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences now offers a graduate-level certificate in Weather and Climate Risk and Data Analytics.
The Online Graduate Certificate in Weather and Climate Risk and Data Analytics Program is an excellent micro-credential for those looking to transition to or advance in the field of atmospheric sciences, or in preparation for admission into the online master’s degree program. This certificate is designed to meet the existing high demand for advanced expertise and tools in the atmospheric sciences, whether you are a newer professional in the field or a veteran simply needing to update your skills for career advancement.
The graduate-level certificate is a 12-credit program and provides an ideal bridge into the 32-credit hour online Weather and Climate Risk and Data Analytics Master’s degree, should students desire to continue on and pursue an advanced graduate degree. The certificate is fully online, which allows for flexibility around your personal and professional obligations.
Students completing the Weather and Climate Risk and Data Analytics Online Graduate Certificate Program must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of online courses offered by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences—typically three 4-credit courses. Once formally admitted to the certificate program, students should consult a program adviser regarding course selection/sequencing based upon their particular area of interest and desired professional goals.

Prerequisites

Certificate Application Deadlines:

Spring 2023: January 10, 2023

Summer 2023:  June 1, 2023

Fall 2023: August 15, 2023