Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.64
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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Seattle University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Phillip Thompson
Director
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
MSAL: Masters in Sports Administration and Leadership

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The MSAL program is designed around the principle of ‘leading edge.’ The curriculum is grounded in three areas of sustainability: business, human and environmental. This breadth ensures that students learn how to be systems thinkers in an increasingly complex world. Courses provide students with the most up to date theoretical perspectives that help them become the analytical thinkers and problem-solvers needed in 21st century sport administration and leadership.

MSAL courses include real-world experiences and projects that require students to observe, analyze and solve multifaceted problems and issues. Course projects include,
--Identifying consumer behavior patterns and making recommendations on how to increase consumption of the sport product
--Developing marketing plans for local sport organizations aimed at increasing brand awareness and developed from a favorable ROI
--Completing a comprehensive report on organizational practices and culture with specific initiatives for improving workplace gender inclusivity
--Developing sustainability initiatives that are grounded in data driven decisions and social responsibility
--Facilitating a 2-year strategic plan for a local sport organization


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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:
Albers School of Business and Economics: Certificate in Sustainability

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

This certificate allows students to gain specialized knowledge in Sustainability and Sustainable Business, to further their professional formation so that they can more easily take on leadership roles in their chosen professions. The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability provides the context for professional roles that sustainable business plays in serving the greater community.


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Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership (CSSL)

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):

The Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership addresses the global concern for increased environmental and ecological sustainability in the sport industry. We empower students as leaders to establish and enhance the sustainability practices of sport organizations, leagues, and federations.


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