Build your credentials as a visionary and innovative leader in sustainability efforts whether you’re advancing your current career or just starting a new one.
The 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Sustainability is administered by the Academy for Sustainability, which also serves as an education partner to the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), a new credentialing organization, wherein individuals pursuing the Graduate Certificate are granted membership in ISSP and upon completion of the certificate can sit for the ISSP Credentialing Exam to enhance their preparation for employment in the sustainability marketplace.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN SUSTAINABILITY
Graduate students can double count 3, 1-credit hour courses in the certificate as a 3-credit hour elective in their grad degree (with permission of the graduate program director and department chair). Graduates also have the opportunity to take courses for dual consideration in meeting the elective requirements of their primary major.
Sample our 5-Week Courses
Each course is 1 credit, taught over a 5-week period. Even if the timing for pursuit of a full graduate certificate may not be right just yet, you can sample courses of interest to help you build skills in specific areas for your professional development goals.
View the 5-week course schedule
NOTE: Undergraduate students (with 90 credit hours of degree completion and a GPA of 3.0 or better) can take up to 9 of these 1-credit hour, five-week long graduate certificate courses at no cost and then complete the grad certificate with 3 remaining 1-CH courses after their graduation.
UNDERGRADUATE MINOR IN SUSTAINABILITY
The Academy also administers the Undergraduate Minor in Sustainability available to students of all majors across campus. Undergrads also have the opportunity to take courses for dual consideration in meeting the elective requirements of their primary major.
The 21-credit hour minor can double count some undergraduate 3-credit hour electives from the BA, BS and/or BARCH toward the minor; requires permission of the Primary Advisor, Dr. Annette Rose.