Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.30
Liaison Bo Solomon
Submission Date March 31, 2021
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Drexel University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Korin Tangtrakul
Sustainability Manager
Sustainable Water Resources Engineering Lab
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
MS, PhD - Environmental Engineering

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

Environmental Engineering provides elective sequences in water and wastewater treatment and pollution control, air quality and treatment, and biological systems.


The website URL for the graduate-level degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
MPH - Environmental and Occupational Health

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

The Master of Science (MS) in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences is a full-time graduate degree program that offers students the opportunity to obtain a research-oriented degree in environmental sciences, focused on building the knowledge and skills needed to identify and answer important questions about how the physical environment influences human health and to disseminate those findings. Students undergo rigorous training in the research methods required to address key questions and generate evidence on how the environment influences health, with a focus on modifiable factors that can be addressed through policy.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
MS - Environmental Policy

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

Environmental issues are complicated: science, values, economics, human behavior and political institutions all play a role in both creating environmental problems and solving them. The Master of Science in Environmental Policy equips future policy professionals with the tools they need to understand the complexities of environmental issues and promote policies that improve the environment.
Our Environmental Policy degree graduates:

Know the basics of policy, economics, science, and health
See all sides of controversial issues
Care about equity as a goal for environmental policy
Communicate complex information in an accessible way
Collaborate effectively with people from a wide variety of backgrounds


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
Architectural Engineering - Building Energy Systems and Indoor Air Quality

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

The Architectural Engineering graduate program produce graduates who have a solid understanding of the architectural engineering discipline as well as an understanding of the interrelationships between major sub-disciplines. Students select to pursue either the Building Energy Systems or Indoor Air Quality concentration. This program will produce graduates with expertise in one or more of the following fields: Building energy efficiency and alternative energy; Indoor environmental quality; Structural/material/envelope analysis (masters level); and Building information management (masters level). Both PhD and MS programs are offered.


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):

The Social Entrepreneurship certificate program is designed for professionals who are interested in tackling critical social problems within their communities or around the world through building sustainable business models. The program focuses on defining the scope of social of problems and developing unique business models and social-impact measurements to create positive social change.


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Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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