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Sustainability

Harvard University

Postgraduate Certificate
24 months
Duration
7100 USD/year
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About

With more than 7 billion people on the planet, climate change dominating the headlines, and growing scarcity of natural resources, there is a strong need for individuals and organizations to design and implement effective sustainability and environmental management solutions. Through Sustainability certificate at Harvard University, gain an advantage in the workplace and deepen your knowledge.

Overview

The Sustainability program is offered by Harvard University.

Key learning outcomes:
  • Understand the benefits of conventional and renewable energy systems; issues surrounding new transportation technologies; energy intensity of food production; effects of supply chain management and international commerce in energy security, energy management in buildings; and mechanisms needed to evolve into sustainable energy operations.
  • Implement sustainability management at the nexus of a local business, local government, and community, as well as use management systems and performance frameworks.
  • Leverage your knowledge of focused subject areas—such as environmental economics, greenhouse emissions management, sustainable building design, sustainable supply chain management, environmental toxicology, or risk management—to achieve a specific objective.
Earning the certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete five certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Programme Structure

This certificate requires five courses from the following course groups:

  • Sustainability knowledge (choose any two courses from select group)
  • Sustainability skill (choose any three courses from select group)
Courses Include:
  • Contested Natures: The Politics of Knowing, Living, Developing, and Conserving Nature
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Fundamentals of Organizational Sustainability
  • Energy and Carbon in the New Economy
  • Life Cycle Assessment: Theory and Practice
  • Life Cycle and Supply Chain Sustainability Assessment
  • Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Sustainable Buildings: Optimizing the Performance of Existing Buildings
  • Integrated Sustainable Design and Planning: From Building to Community
  • Sustainable Infrastructure: The Envision Rating System Approach.

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Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

No application is required. You simply register for graduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • the average cost

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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