Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.45
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2020

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Lindsey Kalkbrenner
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

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Masters of Science in Sustainable Energy

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

Santa Clara's MS in Power Systems and Sustainable Energy introduces graduate students to a multi-disciplinary approach to designing sustainable energy systems. The master program's mission is to provide a strong curriculum in engineering that will enable our graduates to be competent in design, management, and maintenance of energy systems, as well as respecting our natural resources.


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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:
Renewable Energy Certificate

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

The main goal of this certificate is to introduce students to the field of renewable energy. The intent is to help equip professionals in Silicon Valley with the knowledge that will help them advance in their present career or enter the renewable energy field.

With an environmentally and socially responsible approach, our interdisciplinary 16-Unit Renewable Energy Graduate Certificate Program is designed to give the students a broad knowledge of the evolving renewable energy sector and specific engineering skills to work with solar, wind, hydropower, biofuel, and nuclear power.


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