Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.94
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

Ohio University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Elaine Goetz
Director of Energy Management & 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?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Master of Science in Environmental Studies

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

Founded in the 1970s as an interdisciplinary graduate program, the Voinovich School’s Environmental Studies Program follows a learning-by-doing model of research and applied experience on a range of cross-cutting environmental and energy issues. The program offers a broader academic experience than a traditional course of study can provide. It gives students the flexibility to pursue coursework and research spanning numerous disciplines.


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
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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:
Environmental Sustainability Graduate Certificate

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

The Environmental Sustainability Graduate Certificate is an opportunity for graduate students who are not enrolled in the Master of Science in Environmental Studies Program to receive recognition for taking a cross-section of environmentally-themed courses from a variety of disciplines. The Graduate Certificate program helps graduate students develop skills and understanding of cross-cutting sustainability themes. Students — whether full-time graduate students or working professionals — also improve their understanding of basic concepts of sustainability as they relate to their specific degree program or career.


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Information confirmed by Natalie Kruse, Associate Professor, on 4/24/2020.

Entered by Sydney Hutchinson.

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