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University of Delaware certificate programs offer practical, concentrated study in a specific professional area to help you acquire new skills and knowledge, explore a new field, or gain credentials to advance in your job.

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment offers the following certificate programs.  Program requirements and admissions vary from certificate to certificate.

Graduate Certificate: Minerals, Materials and Society (MMS)

The MMS graduate certificate is one of the first of its kind in the United States to offer a for-credit graduate program aimed at industry, government and civil society professionals working across mineral and extractive supply chains. The program approaches the topic from an interdisciplinary and industrial ecology perspective with attention to key skills needed to evaluate the environmental and social impacts of the sector. The program is designed with online offerings as well as on-campus and field course offerings.

Graduate Certificate: Wind Power Science, Engineering and Policy

This graduate certificate from UD will provide evidence that the student has taken a broad range of courses covering these aspects at an institution known for its cutting edge, interdisciplinary and collaborative wind power research and education.

Graduate Certificate: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This graduate certificate program offers advanced skills training in Geographic Information Science and Systems, one of the top emerging technology fields in the workforce.


                               Environmental Studies Field Experience

Discover Our World!

Environmental Justice

UD’s Marissa McClenton looks to environmental education to help minority communities.

Coral Reef Starter Kit

New study shows coral reef fish do not mind 3D-printed corals.

Fossil Aquifers

UD’s Neil Sturchio and colleagues study sustainability of fossil aquifers in Arabian Peninsula.
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests
horseshoe crab

Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Earth Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences

Providing a unique spatial perspective that seeks to explain patterns of differences and commonality across the human and natural environment.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-8062
Geography and Spatial Sciences: 302-831-2294 • Earth Sciences: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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