The Natural History Field Studies Certificate Program is offered through Evening and Weekend Programs.
The Natural History Field Studies program is cosponsored by the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) and the Graduate School since 1962. Courses not currently scheduled are linked to the ANS website for other naturalist activities provided by the Society.
This certificate program consists of 26 total required credits, taken in five subject areas. The recommended order of courses is "Basic Studies," followed by Identification courses, then Ecosystems courses, and then the Conservation courses and Electives. Please note that some courses have prerequisite requirements.
Elective options can be selected from any of the Electives listed below, or from any course listed below that is not already used to fulfill another requirement for this certificate.
You may apply for the certificate program online. For more information on certificate courses offered, please contact the certificate counselor at (202) 314-3349 or