Law, Environment, and Geography Graduate Certificate Contact Information and Application Instructions
|College:||Arts and Sciences|
|Department:||Geography||111 Bandelier East||(505) 277-5041||F: (505) 277-3614|
|Chair:||Chris S. Duvallfirstname.lastname@example.org||(505) 277-0518||F: (505) 277-3614|
|Graduate Faculty Contact:||Maria Laneemail@example.com||F: (505) 277-3614|
|Staff Advisor:||Iris Gutierrezfirstname.lastname@example.org||(505) 277-5041||F: (505) 277-3614|
Please contact the Geography program to verify application requirements before applying for this certificate.
The following information is provided to help the prospective student successfully apply for admission to the Law, Environment, and Geography graduate certificate program at the University of New Mexico. Although Graduate Studies strives to keep this information up-to-date, we still encourage you to visit the program's website to verify application instructions and required materials.
Please note: These instructions are for application to the certificate program only. Instructions for the master's program are available here; instructions for the doctoral program are available here.
International students (including non-U.S. citizen permanent residents) generally must complete additional steps to apply to a graduate program at UNM. Please see the Global Education Office's International Admissions website for more information.
|Fall Admission||February 1st|
Application Materials and Instructions
|APPLICATION CATEGORY||SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS|
|Educational Background||Please include a current academic transcript with your application.|
|Program of Interest||Select: College of Arts & Sciences > Geography and Environmental Studies > Law/Environment and Geography (GCERT_LENG) > GCERT Law/Environment and Geography|
|Test Scores||Either GRE or LSAT scores required from all applicants. Applicants for whom English is not a native language will also need to provide current TOEFL scores.|
|Letter of Intent||A statement of intent outlining your goals in pursuing the certificate, proposed program of studies, and schedule for completion.|
|Writing Sample||A writing sample of no more than five 8.5”x11” pages that demonstrates your academic and/or professional writing abilities.|
|CV/Resume||A current resume, documenting your academic and professional accomplishments, is required.|
|Recommendations||Names and contact information for three people who can speak to your qualifications for the certificate program are required. Academic letters strongly encouraged.|
|Additional Information||All materials should demonstrate (1) serious initial investigation and/or interest in environmental law and/or regulatory issues, (2) strong academic credentials, (3) ability to write cogently, and (4) a clear and compelling set of goals. The director for the graduate certificate in Law, Environment, and Geography may waive any of the above requirements if the application as a whole demonstrates that the student has the skills, background, and ability to successfully complete the certificate.|
Contact for Questions and Further Information
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