Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Jennifer Lamy
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Emerson College
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.36 / 5.00 Tricia Kennedy
Senior Benefits and Compensation Specialist
Human Resources
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Full-time staff employees may enroll in up to eight credits (undergraduate or graduate level courses) per semester at Emerson, on a space available basis. Full-time faculty may enroll in up to four credits per semester. With the approval of his/her supervisor, an employee may take courses during the regularly scheduled workday (not to exceed four hours per week). Faculty directed work such as Voice, Piano, Directed Study/Project classes and internships are not covered under this benefit.

Cross-Registration with Pro-Arts Consortium: Full-time employees are also eligible to cross-register for courses at other participating colleges through the Pro-Arts Consortium, inlcuding:
Berklee (includes Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
Boston Architectural College
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
New England Conservatory
School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA)
Employees are advised to consult with Emerson College's Registrar's Office and the Registrar's Office at the participating institution prior to signing up for courses. Requests for employee tuition remission for the courses through the Pro-Arts Consortium should be submitted using the Pro-Arts Consortium Tuition Waiver Form.

Courses available to staff and faculty that focus on Sustainability at Emerson: 23
Courses available to staff and faculty that address Sustainability in Pro-Arts Consortium: 13

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:


The Sustainable Design Institute (SDI) at the BAC is dedicated to helping students learn about the practices, processes, and materials with which we can create a truly sustainable built environment.

Online courses in a range of subjects, from designing, constructing, and operating buildings to planning communities
Online graduate Certificate in Sustainable Design
Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design

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