Cost and Financial Aid

To explore tuition costs, see Student Accounts. Make sure to select the appropriate residency status and then select “Graduate” then scroll down to “Graduate Certification” to get the cost per credit hour. The Graduate Certificate consists of nine total credits, made up by three, three-credit courses. Costs are applied each semester based on the number of credits taken.
Beyond the application fee and tuition expenses, there are no additional costs associated with the Graduate Certificate. Please contact to learn about securing financial support, the Department Scholarship, or the Weyerhaeuser Fellowship. 

Department of Forestry Scholarship Program 

The MSU Department of Forestry is pleased to announce the availability of scholarship support for participants of the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management in the amount of $1,500. The deadline for Spring 2020 applications is December 20th, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

Eligibility is limited to off-campus students completing the entire Graduate Certificate are eligible. Applicants must have a completed Graduate Certificate application submitted in order to be considered for this funding. Department Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to be featured in outreach materials. 

Application Instructions

Weyerhaeuser Fellowship

The MSU Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP) is pleased to announce the availability of two (2) Weyerhaeuser Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. Funding is provided by the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund. The call for 2019-20 applications is now closed. 

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