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Sustainability Analytics

Columbia University

18 months
2208 USD/credit 17664 USD/year
2208 USD/credit 17664 USD/year
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The Certification in Sustainability Analytics at Columbia University addresses the need to train professionals in quantitative and technical skills central to the practice of sustainability.


Upon completion of this Sustainability Analytics program at Columbia University, students will possess the knowledge and tools to track sustainability indicators, analyze and interpret data, and report upon the findings to industry, nonprofit, and government decision makers. 

Key Features 

  • The certification focuses on key topics in accounting, metrics and indices, monitoring procedures, and reporting. 
  • Students who complete the certification will have a strong framework that can be used to benchmark performance and develop future sustainability initiatives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • GHG Emissions: Measuring and Minimizing the Carbon Footprint
  • Decision Models and Management
  • Statistics for Sustainability Management
  • Sustainability Metrics
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Sustainability Management
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Strategy
  • Solar Project Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 32 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Transcripts (from ALL post-secondary institutions attended)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Academic Purpose
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Demonstrated English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2208 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    17664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2208 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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