Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.14
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2017
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Loyola University Chicago
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
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 (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Five-Year Dual Degree BA Env. Policy / Master of Public Health

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

Students in Loyola University Chicago’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program are positioned to take advantage of the increased demand for public health professionals. What’s more, students gain the expertise to make a difference—by helping to bridge the disparities that exist along racial, economic, and environmental lines. Formal training in public health will enhance leadership skills and expand career prospects.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Five-Year Dual Degree BA Env. Policy / Master of Public Policy

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

Energy, agriculture, conservation, ecological restoration, climate change adaptation, transportation, water conservation, brownfield redevelopment, stormwater management, open space planning—these are some of the complex challenges facing society that occur at the interface of environmental science and public policy. The need for individuals with literacy and skills relevant to both environmental science and public policy has never been greater. The IES dual degree programs with the Master of Public Policy (MPP) prepare graduates to meet these challenges effectively in careers in government, non-profit organizations, and businesses.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Five-Year Dual Degree BS Env. Science / Master of Business Administration

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

Students interested in pursuing one of the five-year dual-degree program will complete all normal requirements for a BA in Environmental studies or a BS in Environmental Science. During their junior year they will take (and pass) the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and apply to Loyola's Quinlan School of Business Graduate Program.


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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
No

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This information is current as of Jan. 2017

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