Graduate Certificates in Applied Global Stability

The Graduate Certificates in Applied Global Stability (GCAGS) are designed to meet the global stability needs of senior non-commissioned officers and mid-career officers in the Special Operations Forces community as well as the global stability needs of other Department of Defense, USAID, Peace Corps, and development professionals. Each certificate may be completed online and requires a completion of 12 credits. Supported by Colorado State University's School of Global Environmental Sustainability and Colorado State University's Office of Defense Engagement.

Agriculture heading

Concentrating on topics such as sustainable agriculture, urban horticulture, animal agriculture, food systems, bioenergy, and more, this certificate is designed to meet the global stability needs of senior NCOs and mid–career officers in Special Operations and Civil Affairs communities, as well as the global stability needs of other Department of Defense, USAID, Peace Corps, and development professionals.

Courses focus on global environmental sustainability and agriculture. The purpose and objectives of the certificate are to make it possible for these professionals to tap into CSU's world–class expertise in Global Environmental Sustainability and Agriculture.

Upon completion of this graduate certificate, students will have a firm grounding in:

  • Major issues in global environmental sustainability
  • Major issues in agriculture and global stability

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Natural Resources heading

Concentrating on topics including military lands management, natural resources policy, sustainable infrastructure, and more, this certificate is designed to meet the global stability needs of senior NCOs and mid-career officers in the Special Operations and Civil Affairs communities, as well as the global stability needs of other Department of Defense, USAID, Peace Corps, and development professionals.

Courses focus on global environmental sustainability and natural resources management. The purpose and objectives of the certificate are to make it possible for these professionals to tap into CSU's world-class expertise in global environmental sustainability and natural resources.

Upon completion of this graduate certificate, students will have a firm grounding in major issues in global environmental sustainability, and major issues in natural resources in a global stability context.

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Concentrating on topics such as water resources planning and management, engineering hydrology, irrigation systems, and more, this certificate is designed to meet the global stability needs of senior NCOs and mid-career officers in the Special Operations and Civil Affairs communities, as well as the global stability needs of other Department of Defense, USAID, Peace Corps, and development professionals.

Courses focus on global environmental sustainability and water management. The purpose and objectives of the certificate are to make it possible for professionals to tap into CSU's world-class expertise in global environmental sustainability and water resources.

Upon completion of this graduate certificate, students will have a firm grounding in:

  • Major issues in global environmental sustainability
  • Major issues in agriculture and global stability

Gainful Employment information