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Submission Date Feb. 26, 2015
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Saint Louis University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Woolschlager
Director
Center for 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):
MS in Sustainability

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

"The Master of Science (M.S.) in Sustainability from Saint Louis University's Center for Sustainability is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to address the social, economic, and environmental issues stemming from the dynamic interactions between humans and their environment.

Core courses equip students with the variety of frameworks, theories, skills, and experiences they need to apply sustainability knowledge to real-world problems. They formulate research questions based on personal interests and professional ambitions and pursue them using various targeted research methods. Students' research generates usable knowledge that they-in collaboration with practitioners and policymakers-can apply to complex sustainability challenges."


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The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
MA in Urban Planning and Development

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

"The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Urban Planning and Development (UPD) from Saint Louis University's Center for Sustainability provides students with in-depth knowledge of urban planning and development theory, research methods, policies, and practice. Students also learn about real estate development and land transactions, which is unique to this UPD program. Graduates are highly skilled and creative administrators who work in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

This interdisciplinary program operates in conjunction with Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business, School of Law, and School of Social Work to offer four areas of specialization: Real Estate Development, Community Development, Economic Development, and Environmental/Sustainability Planning. Intimate classes emphasize skill building, discussion, and debate. The curriculum's professional focus allows students to develop the knowledge and skills they need to become leaders in supporting urban growth and revitalization."


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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
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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):
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS

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

"The Center for Sustainability provides an integrated learning environment in which students use advanced remote sensing and GIS methods, technologies, and applications for spatial problem solving. The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) trains students to become expert geospatial science professionals with well-developed theoretical knowledge and advanced practical skills.

This graduate-level program addresses an increasing demand for professionals with geospatial science skills and offers a combination of GIS theory and practical training. It focuses on current issues, including environmental quality, climate change, sustainability of natural and nonrenewable resources, and the impact of human activities on the environment."


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