Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Julie Newman
Submission Date Oct. 23, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 MIT Office of Sustainability
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
2,500

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
250

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
10

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

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free, web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Continuing education is a hallmark of the OCW and has been accessed by over 125 million learners. Over 2,200 MIT courses are available to the global community, including hundreds of courses related to sustainability. For more information on specific course, please see:

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/energy-courses

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/environment-courses/

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/transportation-courses/

Also, through MIT's global free, on-line massive open online course (MOOC) programs MITx and partner Edx, hundreds of continuing education courses are offered. https://www.edx.org and https://www.edx.org/school/mitx. Over 4 million people have taken edX courses.


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

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

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

EdX offers Verified Certificates of achievement for individual courses and XSeries, Micromasters and Professional Certificates for successfully completing a series of courses that make up an XSeries, MicroMasters or Professional Certificate program. Currently, verified certificates are available in all courses.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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