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About This Certificate

Implement sustainability strategies at all levels of business, government, and nonprofits. Courses in this post-master’s certificate program at The New School help managers integrate ecological, social, and financial sustainability in planning and development.

This certificate program prepares working and aspiring managers who are or aim to be planners, directors, and consultants for environment-oriented nonprofits, emerging "green" industries, and planning and regulatory agencies. The certificate attests to successful completion of a short structured program of study designed to build competencies in defining and implementing sustainability as a value and a bottom-line management goal.

Timeline to Completion: This professional certificate is awarded upon completion of 18 graduate credits. The program can be completed in as little as two semesters of full-time study or in a year and a half of part-time study.

Enrollment Type: Graduate credit

Number of Courses: 6 courses (5 foundational courses, 1 elective)

Format: On-Campus.

Course Sequence: Courses should be taken in the order in which they are listed.

$1,650 per credit


What You’Ll Learn
  1. Resources, student networks, and the expertise of faculty from across the university who are engaged in management and entrepreneurship.
Who Should Enroll
  • Applicants should have a graduate degree from a recognized, accredited institution.

  • Students come from diverse fields, including law (JD), business (MBA and MS), public administration (MPA), architecture and design (MFA and MA), and engineering and natural science (MS).

How to Enroll

More than a course.
A new kind of network.
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