Science that is out of this world- and inside of it

From the deepest trenches of the sea to the farthest reaches of outer space, this certificate explores the vast marvel of God's creation. Shoot for the stars with Concordia's Earth and Space Sciences Certificate.


You may also like our Environmental Studies certificate.

Learn More

Explore areas outside of your major with a certificate

Program Overview

Concordia's undergraduate certificates provide students with the opportunity to specialize in another field outside of their major course of study. They can also help secondary/K12 education students earn teacher licensure in various areas of interest.

The Earth and Space Sciences Certificate studies the processes and makeup of the earth, its atmosphere, and beyond.

Upon completion of this certificate, you'll be equipped to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to explain foundational earth
    and space scientific concepts pertaining to astronomy, the atmosphere and hydrosphere, and
    internal and surface earth materials and processes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to appropriately collect and analyze data while utilizing
    laboratory equipment and procedures safely and effectively
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how/why a Christian sees evidence of God’s
    design in nature and how to be good stewards of His creation
  • Develop investigative and critical thinking skills to explore questions in earth
    and space sciences by gathering, interpreting, and communicating data

Connect with a Counselor