Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.43
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2016
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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Carol Mullins
Sustainability Assessment Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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 Affairs in Urban Sustainability

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

The Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program at SPEA Indianapolis exists to advance understanding of public, private and nonprofit organizations serving the public interest, for the purpose of preparing students for professional service and effective citizen participation with an emphasis on Urban Sustainability.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
J.D. in Environmental and Natural Resource

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

The Program in Environmental, Energy & Natural Resources Law at IU McKinney offers the opportunity to study environmental, energy and natural resources law through a program that has a national and an international perspective, while retaining a strong regional core.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Master of Public Health, Environmental Health Concentration

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

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree offered by the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is designed to provide an exceptional balance of academic theory and real world experience, ensuring students are well prepared to find a job they love when they graduate. Whether you wish to pursue the full time or part time option, to complete the degree, you’ll take a combination of Public Health Core courses, Public Health Concentration courses, Public Health Elective courses and Practical Experience courses that together total 45 credits:


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):

https://sustainability.iupui.edu/topics/education-outreach.asp

Master of Public Health, Environmental Health Concentration
Master of Public Affairs: Urban Sustainability
Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
Master of Science in Geology
Ph.D. in Applied Earth Sciences
J.D., Concentration in Environmental and Natural Resources Law


Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Sustainable Technologies Certificate, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

Green jobs are rapidly being created as the economy begins embracing sustainable, energy efficiency, and low-carbon practices. The driving forces behind the development of green jobs are businesses wishing to maintain cutting edge technology, become more energy efficient, while lowering their carbon foot print, or becoming entirely carbon neutral. The governments of the world, the U.S. being one of them, support these developments through initiatives including: federal funding, subsidies, tax reform, and carbon markets. This certificate is designed to address a growing need for professionals who can contribute to the green global workforce with knowledge in sustainable practices in current technologies. The Sustainable Technologies Certificate will be beneficial to students who want to acquire knowledge in areas of renewable energies, green building, and sustainable design, and who may want to pursue a career in a sustainable technology. All of the Sustainable Technologies Certificate courses will be offered online. Students are required to successfully complete a total of 6 courses (18 credit hours) to earn the certificate. No more than 6.0 units of transfer credit can be applied towards this certificate.


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Graduate Certificate in Public Health

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

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is a 15-credit-hour program of study. The certificate program is designed to meet the needs of public health professionals who are seeking the opportunity to continue their education while working. This program is available to US citizens and permanent residents.se biostatistical methods to analyze and report public health data.
2. Specify approaches to assess, prevent and control environmental and occupational hazards to human health and safety.
3. Use epidemiologic methods to collect, study, analyze and report the patterns of disease in human populations for diverse audiences.
4. Apply policy process, development and analysis methods to address current national, state and local public health issues.
5. Identify social and behavioral science factors, theories and models and develop, implement and evaluate interventions designed to positively affect health behaviors in populations.
6. Exhibit high standards of personal and organizational integrity, compassion, honesty and respect for all people.
7. Identify the impact of diversity and culture on public health across discipline areas.
8. Identify the basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the collection,


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
Ph.D. in Applied Earth Sciences

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):

The program prepares students for academic positions or research and leadership positions in local, state, national, or private environmental organizations.  The goal of the program is to prepare future researchers and leaders who assess complex environmental systems and assist in providing sound options and solutions for optimizing human-environment interactions.


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (3rd program):
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The name and website URLs of all other graduate-level, sustainability-focused minors, concentrations and certificates:

http://www.spea.iupui.edu/documents/checksheets/MPA%20Urban%20Sustainability%20one%20page-updated1.pdf

Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Graduate Certificate in Global Inforamation Systems
Graduate Certificate in BioEthics
Graduate Certificate in Health Policy


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