Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability

Lipscomb University

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: Part-Time


The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability is designed for professionals who seek a short-term educational experience, with formal documentation, that broadens their knowledge of theories and best practices in the sustainability field. Whether you already have a master's degree or have many years of professional experience, a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability can add value to what you offer employers and clients, and will position you within your chosen field as a leader in sustainability. The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability introduces, prepares and equips professionals in the emerging academic theory and technical application of sustainability by addressing the interactions between the planet, business, and society. Each course provides opportunities for students to research and incorporate chosen focus areas of sustainability into assignments, case studies and presentations. Students encounter sustainability concepts in a variety of settings, including the classroom, on-line, professional interactions, team building, community events, service opportunities, domestic and international travel and research.

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