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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Sustainability

Portland State University

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About

Our Graduate Certificate in Sustainability from Portland State University will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the connections between social, environmental, and economic systems, and arms them with the knowledge to apply sustainable, integrated problem solving approaches in their lives and careers. 

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Overview

This Graduate Certificate in Sustainability from Portland State University , offered in collaboration with 14 participating departments and schools on campus, is open to students from all areas of study and professional backgrounds. It is available as an add-on to a master’s or doctoral degree program at PSU or as a stand-alone program for professionals and college graduates who want to better understand sustainability issues. Our graduates go on to pursue careers in a variety of fields, including engineering, urban planning, communications, and business.

Our current students join the program from academia, from midway in their career, or from careers that they are looking to switch out of for a field they are more passionate about.

What can you do 

We invite students and professionals from all disciplines and careers who are interested in embarking, or furthering, a career in sustainability to apply.

The certificate can be used by mid-career professionals who want to move inside their organizations or who want to explore jobs in various fields of sustainability (whether in the nonprofit, governmental, or private sector); by those seeking a path to a regular, related master’s degree at PSU; by college graduate and mid-career professionals who want to learn new tools and applications to complement their existing education and experience by taking classes and working on targeted projects to help reach that goal; by PSU students who enroll in this graduate certificate to add it to their current degree to supplement their degree and widen their job possibilities; and by other PSU students to learn more about sustainability and go onto a Ph.D.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Urban Studies and Planning
  • Economics of Sustainability 
  • Environmental Sociology

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

22 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program. 
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14762 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during  .
  • National

    14762 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during  .
  • In-State

    9768 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 444 USD per credit during  .

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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