Certificate in Sustainable Engineering

Wayne State University

Year Founded: Jan. 1, 2009
Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Graduate Certificate/Diploma
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The program complements the College of Engineering's Alternative Energy Technology graduated degree program, now in its fifth year. The sustainability certificate program will develop a structured educational supplement to existing engineering disciplines within the College of Engineering. The program is intended for both current graduate students as well as the technical and scientific workforce of the metro Detroit region. The program requires 13 credit hours of sustainable engineering education in chosen courses from all of the engineering departments. The program is designed in a way to maximize the use of existing courses to develop the program. Students can choose from such courses as "Water Supply and Wastewater Engineering," "Ethics in Engineering and Construction" and "Alternative Energy Technology System and Design.

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