Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.49
Liaison Angela Oberg
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Angie Oberg
Associate Director
Office of Climate Action
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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 Landscape Architecture

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The Master of Landscape Architecture program Rutgers University emphasizes active engagement with all aspects of physical and cultural landscapes. Our distinguished faculty excels in creative design explorations and scholarly research in fields such as community engagement and design, post-industrial landscapes, cultural landscape heritage and critical landscape theory, residential gardens and landscape materials, as well as ecological design on-site scale and regional scale.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP)

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

The Master of City and Regional Planning (M.C.R.P.) degree is generally recognized as the professional degree in the field. The M.C.R.P. program prepares students for practice in planning as well as policy and program development through a curriculum designed to develop an understanding of the linkages between the social, economic, and political factors of urban society and the physical and environmental framework of regions and communities.


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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:
Coastal Climate Risk & Resilience certificate

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

Climate Risk & Resilience certificate is open to professional masters’ students as well as research-based Masters and Ph.D. students. This program focuses on the theories, methods, knowledge, and practical skills needed to work productively on hazard mitigation and climate change along the coast. This innovative and interdisciplinary program combines existing disciplinary coursework offered in several graduate programs. Students who complete this certificate will be well equipped to work on coastal risk and resilience issues within their own home disciplines.


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