Curriculum

Introduction

One of the primary functions of colleges and universities is to educate students. By training and educating future leaders, scholars, workers, and professionals; higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to understand and address sustainability challenges. Institutions that offer courses covering sustainability issues help equip their students to lead society to a sustainable future.

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Environmental Law Certificate

  • Widener University (PA)

Widener Law students interested in earning an Environmental Law Certificate can undertake a course of study through the Law & Government Institute designed to explore the impact of the legislative ...

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Environmental Law Certificate of Specialization

  • Tulane University (LA)

The Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law provides a coherent foundation that prepares students for the legal problems they will confront in practice, whether on behalf of government agencies, industrial ...

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Environmental Law Concentration Certificate

  • Capital University (OH)

Capital's concentration in Environmental Law is a comprehensive program that exposes students to coursework in air, water, hazardous waste and land use law and policy. Capital University Law School ...

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Environmental Law Specialization Certificate

  • Golden Gate University (CA)

Students may earn a specialization certificate in environmental law. The certificate requirements include concentrated course work, a research paper, and clinical practice.

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Environmental Law, Science & Policy Certificate

  • University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (PA)

Students enrolled in the certificate program will not only learn environmental law as it exists in statutes, regulations, and cases, but also will be involved in its practical application whether ...

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Environmental Planning Certificate

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)

Any student in DUSP who meet the requirements will be eligible to receive an of Environmental Planning Certificate when he or she graduates. The requirements are completion of (1) 11 ...

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Environmental Policy Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Students can earn a Certificate of Study in one of several disciplines as part of their three-year JD degree. Typically, these programs require that you take three or four courses ...

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Environmental Risk Assessment Certificate

  • University of Illinois, Springfield (IL)

Risk assessment is a frequently used tool in environmental analysis. The graduate certificate in environmental risk assessment provides students with the professional education necessary to perform risk assessment operations for ...

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Environmental Science Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This certificate will be granted by the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Pennsylvania to Penn Law students who successfully complete its requirements. To qualify for the certificate ...

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Environmental Sustainability Graduate Certificate

  • Ohio University (OH)

This certificate program offers non-Environmental Studies majors the necessary multidisciplinary skills and global awareness needed to understand the broader impacts of personal consumer choices on the environment. The certificate will ...

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Graduate Certificate in Conservation Ecology

  • University of Georgia (GA)

Students enrolled in any graduate degree program in the University of Georgia may apply to the Graduate Certificate Program in Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development. This program is designed for ...

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Graduate Certificate in Development & Sustainability

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The Development and Sustainability Graduate Certificate links faculty teaching and research across nine units and three faculties in the university, and enables students to coordinate their graduate studies so as ...

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Graduate Certificate in Development Studies

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

The certificate provides interdisciplinary training in development studies to graduate students through a structured yet flexible program built around courses taught by CU faculty in a number of social science ...

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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Law

  • Australian National University

The Environmental Law program produces graduates with the legal understanding necessary to enable a critical analysis and application of environmental law and policy. It is designed to meet the professional ...

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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Law & Policy

  • Lehigh University (PA)

This graduate certificate offers a credential in environmental law and policy for individuals with a background in various science, engineering, social science and humanities fields who wish to understand the ...

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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Policy

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

This 12-credit certificate is offered through the Department of Public Policy in the School of Education. The certificate offers an excellent opportunity to achieve advanced knowledge and professional certification in ...

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Graduate Certificate in Socially Responsible & Sustainable Apparel Business

  • University of Delaware (DE)

The Department of Fashion & Apparel Studies offers a graduate certificate in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business that addresses labor and environmental problems in the global supply chains for ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainability

  • Portland State University (OR)

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability offers an integrated series of post-baccalaureate courses that comprise a multidisciplinary study of the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability. Students will gain an ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainability & Environmental Studies

  • Truman State University (MO)

The Sustainability and Environmental Studies certificate is intended for those individuals who want an improved knowledge of the relationship of the environment and environmental policies to their business or future ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture

  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture provides post-baccalaureate students with an interdisciplinary understanding of practices and current issues in sustainable agriculture, along with the science that makes it work. Students ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

The online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices program is geared toward working professionals seeking to build their knowledge-base and credentials in the field of sustainable design, engineering and construction of ...

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Graduate Certificate in Urban Studies

  • Northeastern University (MA)

The Graduate Certificate in Urban Studies provides a core foundation in urban and regional policy theory and research methods, and culminates in an applied capstone project. The Certificate is not ...

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Graduate Diploma in Business & the Environment

  • York University (ON)

This Diploma is open to students in both the MES program and the Schulich School of Business MBA program. Pursuing the Diploma will allow you to develop a more focused ...

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Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education & Communication

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education and Communication is a leadership program that focuses on developing the competency and skill of educators and communicators who have an interest in, or ...

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Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law

  • Australian National University

The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law is designed for graduates with no previous legal background. This comprehensive program in environmental law includes an array of specialist courses covering key areas ...

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Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law

  • University of Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law requires 24 credit points for completion, equivalent to four units of study. Most of the units on offer carry a value of six credit ...

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Graduate Diploma in Environmental/Sustainability Education

  • York University (ON)

The Graduate Diplomas in Environmental/Sustainability Education are the only ones of their kind in Ontario. They are jointly offered by the Graduate Programs in Education and Environmental Studies. The ...

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Graduate Sustainability Certificate

  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

This Certificate formally recognizes curricular breadth in the following areas:1) Policy, societal, and economic systems, 2) Environmental systems, 3) Industrial systems. The Sustainable Futures Model takes a systems approach ...

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Law, Science, & Technology Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Center offers a Law, Science, & Technology Certificate Program to students enrolled at the College of Law and who have science and technology interests. The program involves substantive course ...

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MIT Sloan Sustainability Certificate

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)

The MIT Sloan Sustainability Certificate was designed to develop a community of innovative leaders with the essential capabilities to change the game. These include understanding sustainability issues in depth, systems ...

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Natural Resources & Environmental Law Certificate

  • The University of New Mexico (NM)

The Natural Resources and Environmental Law Certificate Program allows students to gain a more comprehensive understanding of natural resources and environmental issues and problems. Its curriculum includes all law school ...

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Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law (PGCert)

  • University of Calgary (AB)

The Faculty of Law now offers a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law. This Certificate program is intended for lawyers who wish to supplement or update their ...

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Non-Profit Leadership Certificate

  • Fielding Graduate University (CA)

This certificate is specifically designed for nonprofit practitioners: managers, supervisors, executive directors, and board members. Fielding’s program gives students an edge as a respected nonprofit leader and a catalyst ...

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PgCert Carbon Innovation

  • University of Edinburgh

The online PG Certificate in Carbon Innovation is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success and ...

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PgCert Climate Change Management

  • University of Edinburgh

The online PG Certificate in Climate Change Management is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success ...

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Professional Diploma in Architecture: Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies

  • Graduate School of the Environment

This course is delivered at CAT's Graduate School of the Environment based in the award-winning Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE). Surrounded by mountains and forest, this location fosters ...

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Renewable Energy Certificate

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

The main goal of this certificate is to introduce students to the field of renewable energy. The intent is to help equip professionals in Silicon Valley with the knowledge that ...

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Sustainability & Ecological Literacy Certificate

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

The interdisciplinary Academic Certificate (AC) in Sustainability and Ecological Literacy enhances students' understanding of sustainable living practices associated with economics, equity and the environment. Through a combination of coursework and ...

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Sustainability and the Built Environment Certificate Program

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

UC Davis Extension's Sustainability and the Built Environment Certificate Program expands upon the highly successful Green Building and Sustainable Design classroom program. This certificate offers a comprehensive curriculum on ...

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Sustainability Graduate Certificate

  • Portland State University (OR)

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability offers an integrated series of post-baccalaureate courses that comprise a multidisciplinary study of the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability. Students will gain an ...

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Sustainability Leadership Graduate Certificate Program

  • Edgewood College (WI)

This program takes a hands-on, applied approach through the creation and implementation of social innovation projects and initiatives as a central part of each Social Innovation & Sustainability Leadership course ...

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Sustainable Business Practices Certificate

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

This certificate program provides an overview of environmental sustainability concepts and how to apply them in a business context. Learn the core principles behind environmental sustainability; explore the "business case ...

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Sustainable Cities Graduate Certificate

  • University of Southern California (CA)

This multidisciplinary certificate program is open to USC students pursuing graduate degrees in disciplines including anthropology, architecture, biology, chemistry, communication, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, geography, international relations, political science ...

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Sustainable Engineering Certificate

  • Villanova University (PA)

This certificate will consist of 5 courses. A minimum of 2 courses must be selected from the core courses. The remaining 3 courses must be selected from one of the ...

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Sustainable Investment Professional Certificate

  • Concordia University (IL)

The SIPC program was created by the John Molson School of Business in cooperation with the Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI) Montreal in response to the growing interest in sustainable ...

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Sustainable Urbanism Certificate

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Sustainable Urbanism is a new framework for interdisciplinary planning and design of contemporary settlements. It explores sustainability and urban design in a rapidly urbanizing world by focusing on the processes ...

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Dual Degree in Law & Environmental Studies

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is an inter-college unit created in 1970 to promote and enhance interdisciplinary environmental science instruction, research, and outreach. Students in the Dual Degree Program ...

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Engineering Sustainable Systems (MS & MSE)

  • University of Michigan (MI)

Launched in the fall of 2007, the dual degree confers a master of science (MS) degree from the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) and a master of science ...

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Environmental Science, Management & Policy Program

  • Duke University (NC)
  • Franklin & Marshall College (PA)

A cooperative program between Franklin & Marshall College and Duke University in the areas of environmental science, management, and policy. The student earns the bachelor’s and master’s degrees ...

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Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise (MBA/MS)

  • University of Michigan (MI)

With a dual degree from the Erb Institute, students will be in a position to promote sustainability using top-notch management skills mixed with a clear understanding of the world’s ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

Programs and Initiatives

The following links connect to specific Content Displays on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Scores

The following link connects to the Score Display on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

London, London
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NOLS

Lander, WY
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At NOLS we believe positive, ethical leaders change the world. Based on this belief, NOLS has become the leader in wilderness education. Our students explore remote wilderness and learn technical outdoor skills, leadership, and environmental ethics.

Strategic Energy Innovations

San Rafael, CA
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Helping communities embrace sustainability.

Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

Bethesda, MD
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The GREEN Program

Philadelphia, PA
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Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program creates short-term, experiential education programs focused on sustainable development. TGP's accredited model has attracted university students representing over 470 universities and 70 countries globally.