Certificates

The College of Architecture offers five graduate certificates. Each certificate covers an interdisciplinary area and programs of study to receive these certificates are available to all students enrolled in graduate degree programs in the College. Achievement of a certificate depends upon completion of courses designed to expose students to a specific body of knowledge. These certificates are offered through the College research centers in affiliation with Departments.

Environmental Hazard Management Certificate

This cross-disciplinary program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the interrelationship between the built environment and extreme events in the natural environment. The program consists of a series of courses that are open to students from any graduate degree program at Texas A&M University.

Facility Management Certificate

A certification program providing students in any graduate degree program at Texas A&M University an opportunity to develop a body of knowledge in facility management that will further their career goals. The certificate assumes that facility management is a cross-disciplinary field, and that the program is designed to ensure that students gain a sense of mutual respect for others in the field, and appropriate awareness, understanding, and ability within a specific body of knowledge.

Health Systems and Design Certificate

This interdisciplinary certification program was created by the colleges of Architecture and Medicine to promote research, innovation, and communication focusing on health facility planning and design. The program is available to students pursuing any graduate degree within the College of Architecture. Though the program emphasizes a cross-disciplinary perspective, it also ensures that students develop in-depth understanding and ability within the field of health systems design.

Historic Preservation Certificate

Certificate in Historic Preservation is open to students in any graduate degree program at Texas A&M University. The cross-disciplinary program in historic preservation draws on strong discipline-based academic programs that prepare graduates to further their career goals. The certificate assumes that historic preservation is a cross-disciplinary field, and the program is designed to ensure that students gain a sense of mutual respect for others in the field, and appropriate awareness, understanding, and ability within a specific body of knowledge.

Sustainable Urbanism Certificate

Sustainable Urbanism is an interdisciplinary program based in the Center for Housing and Urban Development (CHUD) in the College of Architecture that has been designed to provide students with an understanding of the interrelationship between the sustainability, cities, and the environmental design professions. The Sustainable Urbanism Program consists of a series of courses that are open to students from any graduate degree program at Texas A&M University. The Sustainable Urbanism Certificate is awarded in recognition of those who have acquired a requisite degree of knowledge and skill in the field.

Transportation Planning Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Transportation Planning, offered in partnership with the Texas A&M College of Architecture, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, the Department of Civil Engineering, and the Bush School of Government and Public Service, provides students with a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary education and transportation planning. Students completing the Certificate in Transportation Planning will receive a structured, interdisciplinary understanding of the role of transportation in contemporary society, as well as specialized instruction tailored to building individual skills and capabilities in four critical areas: Multimodal Systems Planning, Transportation and Urban Design, Transportation and Public Policy, and Transit Management.”