About This Certificate

Implement strategies promoting sustainability, a just transition, and systemic change at all levels of civil society and nongovernmental, governmental, intergovernmental, and private-sector entities. Courses in this post-bachelor certificate program at The New School help professionals integrate sustainability strategies based on environmental justice and social transformation in the fields of governance, management, social mobilization, planning, and development.
This certificate program prepares working and aspiring professionals, managers, and activists who are or aim to be planners, directors, and consultants for environment-oriented nonprofits, grassroots organizations, emerging "green" industries, planning and regulatory agencies, and international organizations. The certificate attests to successful completion of a short structured program of study designed to build competencies in defining and implementing justice-oriented sustainability strategies as a governance value and a bottom-line management and organizational goal.

Total Courses: 6

Price: $1,650 per credit

What You’ll Gain

  • Ways to engage student, alumni, and professional networks and the expertise of faculty across the university who are focusing on management, policy, change-oriented entrepreneurship, and social mobilization
  • The ability to implement, promote, and monitor environmental and social transformation strategies with a focus on justice, equity, and diversity
  • Competency in defining and advancing sustainability strategies promoting environmental justice and systemic transformation as bottom-line governance, management, and organizational goals

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and invited speakers with leaders in the field
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • Online collaboration and video conferencing 
  • Applied and client-based projects as a means of developing real-world skills and portfolio assets

Who Should Enroll

  • Applicants with a bachelor's degree from a recognized, accredited institution
  • Professionals in fields including law, business, public administration, architecture and design, and engineering and natural science

Additional Details

Sustainability Strategies Certificate (Graduate)

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This graduate certificate prepares students to play a crucial role in organizations by implementing, promoting, and monitoring sustainability strategies. Submit an application to enter the program today.

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