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Society of Wetland Scientists

Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program

Professional Wetland Scientist
The Professional Wetland Scientist Certification Program has been set up to encourage and strengthen professional standards in all activities related to wetland science. The Overview and Form A explain the program and the requirements for certification. Form B and Form C make up the application form (forms updated 1/1/2012). The Certification Renewal Application form is Form X.

Online Application:

Pay your Annual Maintenance Fee online. Click Here

Complete your Application for PWS WPIT or Upgrade online. Click Here

Complete your Certification Renewal Application for PWS online. Click Here

Download the Application forms:

Some of the forms are PDF files and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader (its Free!) to view and print it out. Click Here if you need more information on Adobe Acrobat.

Download the Application:

The download contains:

  • Application Checklist
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Form A - Application Overview
  • Form B - Certification Application Form
  • Form C - Certification Reference Form

To have the PWS forms mailed to you, or if you have any questions about the Certification Program, please contact the SWS Certification Program Office:

Society of Wetland Scientists
Professional Certification Program

The Center for Association Resources
3150 W. Higgins Road, Suite 105
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Toll Free: 877.226.9902
Fax: 847.885.8393

Program Administrator
Jocelyn Cordero

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