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Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainability

American Public University

12 months
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The Certificate in Sustainability offers students the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of resource and energy use and policy, study emerging renewable energy technologies, and assess the societal and economic barriers to implementation of sustainable practices. 

Overview

Students will study the impact of green infrastructure and sustainable design practices on U.S. 

The Certificate in Sustainability offers students the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of resource and energy use and policy, study emerging renewable energy technologies, and assess the societal and economic barriers to implementation of sustainable practices.

Students will study the impact of green infrastructure and sustainable design practices on U.S. energy policy and apply the principles of sustainability to a wide variety of land use and development scenarios

Completion of this Certificate will prepare the student to plan and implement integrated, practical solutions that ultimately contribute to the conservation of national as well as global resources.

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the foundational principles of resource and energy sustainability.
  • List current and emerging renewable energy technologies.
  • Explain society’s dependence on fossil fuel and traditional energy sources.
  • Explain the social and economic barriers that prevent the acceptance and use of sustainable products, goods and services.
  • Apply the principles of sustainability to land use and development planning
  • Assess the impact of green infrastructure and sustainable design on global resource sustainability

Accreditation

American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Energy and Resource Sustainability
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
  • Green Infrastructure and Renewable Technologies
  • Water Resources Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our university welcomes international applicants from many countries around the world. We are an online university and students are not required to enter the U.S. Therefore, we do not issue I-20 or DS-2019 forms for the F-1 or J-1 student visas.
  • In addition to the admission requirements for undergraduate or graduate study, we may require additional documents related to residency, 
  • English proficiency, and educational background. Our institution maintains the right to require this documentation when needed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    5130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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