Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.66
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Justin Heavey
Sustainability Associate
Sustainability Office
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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:
Sustainable Energy (M.P.S., M.S., and Ph.D.)

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The study of responsible energy resources use and the development of sustainable sources of energy have become critical national and global issues. Energy concerns include the quality and quantity of energy resources, energy security, and the impacts of energy generation, transmission and use on the environment and human health. The Sustainable Energy (SE) program prepares graduates to lead in addressing these concerns through the development of professional competency in transdisciplinary research and analytical skills. SE graduates advance into careers in academia, sustainable energy administration and management, scientific research, consulting, environmental advocacy, and a variety of other specialized positions related to sustainable energy resources.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Sustainable Construction Management (M.P.S., M.S., and Ph.D.)

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

Graduate options in sustainable construction allow students with technical degrees to engage specific topics of current interest. There is an overall objective of having students look at the broad environmental implications of the construction process, to be efficient and environmentally responsible in their use of materials, and to integrate current technology to a practicum or thesis, as appropriate to the graduate degree.


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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:
Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise

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

The Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise (CASSE) is offered by the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP), a collaboration among Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and College of Engineering and Computer Science, ESF, and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems. The CASSE engages graduate students from across Syracuse University and ESF, preparing professionals who understand the economic, environmental, technical, and social dimensions of sustainable enterprise.


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