Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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Tufts University
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.00 / 7.00 Rusty Russell
Lecturer
Urban Environmental Policy and Planning
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:
Yes

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :
34

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
106

Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

Community Environmental Studies: The certificate in Community Environmental Studies (CES) provides professional training for careers in today's evolving environmental field. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to clarify career goals for those who may be considering environmental work, as well as enhance the skills of professionals already in the field. More information can be found here, http://gs.as.tufts.edu/academics/certificateprograms/communityenvironmental.htm


Year the certificate program was created:
1,994

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

The website above contains information on all of the sustainability related/focused courses in all of the certificate programs.

The website for the Community Environmental Studies certificate program is, http://gs.as.tufts.edu/academics/certificateprograms/communityenvironmental.htm.

The Water Systems, Science and Society Certificate Program is also related to sustainability. It is focused on teaching students how to develop integrated, interdisciplinary solutions to the complex science, public health, economic, engineering, environmental, behavioral, planning, and policy issues surrounding U.S. and international water crises. For more information go here, www.tufts.edu/water
The contact person for this information is Richard Vogel, richard.vogel@tufts.edu, (617) 627-4260, Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

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