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Sustainable Design Certificate

Sustainable Design Certificate

Our built environment consumes the majority of the energy and resources we use as a society; it is imperative that we design and implement design practices that improve rather than degrade the natural systems upon which we rely. The Sustainable Design Certificate provides knowledge and expertise in sustainable design and construction of the built environment that can lead to career advancement in a wide range of fields. Designers, construction personnel, property managers, building department officials, facilities professionals, engineers and many other professional roles can benefit from a rigorous curriculum in sustainable best practices.

Eligibility

The Sustainable Design Certificate is fully online and open to students studying from anywhere in the world. An undergraduate degree is recommended, but not required for enrollment in this certificate program. Courses in this program are taught at the graduate-level.

With this certificate, you can learn to design and implement design practices that improve rather than degrade the natural systems and resources upon which society relies.

Requirements and Courses

The Sustainable Design Certificate program requires the completion of six courses for a total of 9 credits. You’ll take the same courses as students in the Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design.

9 Credits Required

Courses are offered in the fall and spring semesters. See what Continuing Education Courses are coming up soon.

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