The Graduate Certificate is intended for those who already have earned a bachelor’s degree and want to enhance their knowledge and skills in business sustainability without pursuing an MBA. Candidates for this certificate would include those who have a passion for sustainability; those who are employed or seeking employment in the “green economy;” and those who want to supplement their professional work by integrating state-of-the art practices in sustainability. This certificate also could be attractive to those who want to try out graduate-level coursework before pursuing an MBA.
The Graduate Certificate consists of 24 credits. There are four Graduate Certificates to choose from:
- Renewable Energy
- Green IT
- Green Development
- Food Systems Management
Individuals completing this program may find employment as sustainability specialists, addressing organizational sustainability issues such as waste stream management, green building practices and green procurement plans. Occupational Profile on O*NET (13-1199.05: Sustainability Specialists)
The estimated time to complete the program is 9 months. Estimated tuition costs can be found on the tuition page.