Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices

(12 graduate credits)

The online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices Program is geared towards working professionals seeking to build their knowledge-base and credentials in the field of sustainable design, engineering and construction of the built environment. The program offers a wide array of critical skills including the LEED® rating system, building information modeling, the basics of energy modeling and life cycle assessment. Credits earned in the Certificate program are transferable into the M.S. in Sustainable Design program. Students must apply for, and be accepted into, the M.S. program. For additional information, please refer to the University website.


Spring Semester
SDN 601 Sustainable Design Methodologies 3 credits
SDN 604 Green Materials 3 credits

Summer Semester
SDN 603 Sustainable Systems                  3 credits
SDN XXX Elective       3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 12 Credits