Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.15
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

University at Albany
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Lynne Greabell
Continuing Education
School of Public Health
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
88

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
26

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
29.55

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
see attached file

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-focused certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s):
The Basic Environmental Health Program (BEHP) is an introductory training program designed to equip entry level environmental health personnel with the basic knowledge, skills and abilities needed to develop competency in their initial and future duties. The BEHP is recognized as the health training course approved by the State Health Department pursuant to Part 11 of the State Sanitary Code for individuals employed in Public Health Sanitarian and Technician titles in New York State. The required content in this program include: indoor air, pest management, healthy neighborhoods and harmful blue-green algae blooms among others. Information about the program can be found at: https://www.albany.edu/cphce/behp.shtml Foundations of Public Health is a free online certificate program that provides learners with basic knowledge and principles related to public health. The certificate program is aligned with the Tier 1 competencies in each of the 8 domains of the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. All courses are self‐paced and online. It does not offer academic credit, however, many of the courses provide continuing education credits.https://www.albany.edu/cphce/certificates.shtml

Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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