Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.00 / 7.00 Margaret Lo
University Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:
Yes

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :
29

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
219

Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

George Mason University (Mason) has several sustainability focused and related certificate programs including the Sustainability for Existing Buildings Certificate Program which started in 2010, the Sustainability Facility Professional Certificate Program that started in 2011, the Geographic Information Systems Certificate Program started in 1999, and the Applied Conservation Science Certificate Program that started in 2008.


Year the certificate program was created:
1,999

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

The majority of George Mason University's (Mason) continuing education courses is administered by Mason's Office of Continuing Professional Education and is represented here. However, there are a few continuing education classes that are managed by other colleges and entities such as the School of Management, College of Health and Human Services, and the Smithsonian.

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