Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.72
Liaison Philip Mansfield
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2017
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Carleton University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Philip Mansfield
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management and Planning
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
Master of Public Administration

A brief description of the graduate degree program (1st program):

New forms of non-state governance, such as certification programs in the forest, fisheries and coffee sectors.

How governments can make the transition to an environmentally-sustainable economic & social system.

Low-carbon energy technologies & their application in the developing world.

Community engagement in urban planning and emergency management and preparedness.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Sustainable Energy Masters

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):

The Sustainable Energy Masters program has three fields:

Mechanical Energy Conversion: This field covers advanced principles of sustainable energy engineering from a mechanical point of view and leads to either an M.A.Sc. or an M.Eng.
Efficient Electrical Energy Systems: This field involves research in technological devices, components and systems that are intended for sustainable electrical energy generation, conversion, distribution and monitoring, and leads to either an M.A.Sc. or an M.Eng.
Sustainable Energy Policy: This field focuses on the public policy dimensions of sustainable energy problems, leading to a MA degree. Graduates gain an advanced understanding of the ways in which energy policy is made, policy choices and policy instruments, and the challenges that confront public policy in this field.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):

0.5 credit in macroeconomics and public policy: theoretical foundations and current policy debates concerning economic growth and sustainable development, globalization and the open economy, stabilization policy, and fiscal and monetary policy analyzed in the Canadian and international context

2.5 credits in optional courses from the following areas: science and technology policy, industrial policy, innovation and sustainable production, science risk and evaluation, natural resource management, sustainable energy policy, environmental policy, sustainable development in industrialized countries, environmental and ecological economics, urban sustainability, global climate change, regulation and public policy.


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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
No

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