Course Description

This course helps designers navigate industry resources and certifications, find and evaluate product options, and employ resources for maximum impact. We look at methods for targeting specific issues in a project and generalized strategies that can apply more universally, highlighting potential benefits and consequences of employing different approaches. Recommended as the third course in a four-course series.

Learner Outcomes

  • Be able to set health goals and define metrics specific to your audience and program.
  • Work both efficiently and comprehensively by prioritizing impact and utilizing valuable resources.
  • Find products that are likely to be healthier options, and evaluate them against your own criteria.
  • Understanding materials in context, be able to compare products, assess variables and constraints, and make informed decisions.



  • 5 AIA CEU HSW Credits
  • 5.5 IDCEC CEU HSW Credits
  • Insight to the steps needed to realize healthier design and build on what was learned in courses 1 and 2
  • Expertise to transform projects at the scale that works best for your organization on any given project
  • Develop strategies to expand impact in future projects

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Healthier Material Design and Specifications
Jan 19, 2021 to May 10, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $50.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $50.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 19, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 12, 2021
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