Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.19
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date March 2, 2021

STARS v2.2

Georgia Institute of Technology
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Anne Rogers
Sustainability Program & Portfolio Manager
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
M.S. Environmental Engineering - School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:
The Environmental Engineering program provides comprehensive educational and research opportunities in air, land and water science and engineering. The principal focus areas include environmental biotechnology; water quality and treatment; wastewater reclamation and reuse; environmental hazards and risk assessment; ground water modeling and treatment; air quality monitoring; pollution control and modeling; environmental sciences; and industrial ecology and sustainability. Environmental engineering is also a key component in Institute-wide initiatives in bioengineering, bioscience and biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials science and technology, sustainable technology and development, environmental science and technology, and energy-water-food systems.

Website URL for the graduate-level degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Master of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management - School of Public Policy

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The program takes an innovative and integrative approach to sustainability that prioritizes the management of Earth’s systems and resources through an understanding of best practices. The Master of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management (MSEEM) curriculum is a multidisciplinary program with courses taught in schools across Georgia Tech including Public Policy, Business, City and Regional Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Economics, among others. MSEEM can be completed either full time (4-4-2 courses in a single year) or part time (2-2-1 courses each year for 2 years).

https://spp.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/mseem_brochure_040620.pdf

Website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Master of Science in Urban Design (MSUD) - School of Architecture

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The Master of Science in Urban Design (MSUD) degree is oriented to those who wish to expand upon their previous professional education and professional experience, as architects, landscape architects, city planners, or civil engineers, and to enter urban design practices either in private firms or public agencies, or to pursue a Ph.D. The curriculum is focused on urban design studios, often in direct collaboration with local communities, addressing contemporary challenges including climate change, equity, and retrofitting obsolescent infrastructure. Practicum Internships with leading urban design firms across the US over spring break help students build professional networks. Fall and spring required courses in urban design, history and theory, real estate, and urban ecology provide a rich interdisciplinary experience augmented with elective opportunities in architecture, planning, engineering, computation, public policy, heritage preservation, and other areas.

Website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
MM.S. Science in Applied Languages & Intercultural Studies - School of Modern Languages

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/applied-languages-intercultural-studies-ms/#overviewtext

Dual Master of Architecture & Master of City and Regional Planning - School of Architecture

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/march-mcrp-dual-degree/

Master of City and Regional Planning - School of City & Regional Planning

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/mcrp/

M.S. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences - School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/earth-atmospheric-sciences-ms/

PhD Earth and Atmospheric Sciences - School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/earth-atmospheric-sciences-phd/

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/electrical-computer-engineering-ms/

Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering - Schoool of Electrical and Computer Engineering

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/electrical-computer-engineering-phd/

Master of Industrial Design (MID) - School of Industrial Design

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/masters-industrial-design/

Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Public Policy (Joint Degree with Georgia State University) -

School of Public Policy

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/public-policy-phd/

Professional Master's in Sustainable Electrical Energy

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/sustainable-electrical-energy-pmsee/

M.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology - School of City & Regional Planning

https://planning.gatech.edu/master-science-geographic-information-science-technology

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:
Masters in Business Administration Strategic Sustainability Concentration

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
“Gain a deeper understanding of business-relevant trends and innovation opportunities related to resource scarcity, environmental concerns, societal needs, emerging technologies, and policy developments.”

Website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Graduate Stand-Alone Certificate in Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
The Certificate in Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management (CSEEM) curriculum is a multidisciplinary program with courses taught in schools across Georgia Tech including Public Policy, Business, City and Regional Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Economics, among others.

Website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Graduate Certificate in Global Development

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
The graduate certificate in Global Development is offered by the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of City and Regional Planning, and School of Economics. The certificate will provide graduate level training in principles and methods of global development through multidisciplinary courses. Courses will cover a wide variety of topics on the theory, methods, and application of global development. The goal of the 12-credit hour certificate is to increase marketability for students seeking employment opportunities in organizations dedicated to addressing economic development, urban and regional planning, environmental problems and international affairs.

Website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other graduate-level, sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:
Graduate Stand-Alone Certificate in Global Development

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/graduate-stand-alone-certificate-global-development/#requirementstext

Master of Science in Architecture - High Performance Building concentration

https://catalog.gatech.edu/programs/architecture-ms-high-performance-buildings/

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