Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.34
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Maryland, College Park
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Emily Hightower
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Safety, Sustainability, and Risk
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
182

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
102

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
56.04

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:
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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):
University of Maryland Extension offers four certificate programs: UME Master Gardener Program (created in 1978); Maryland/Delaware Master Logger (created in 1993); Master Naturalist Program (first piloted in 2010); and the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (first piloted in 2016). The Office of Extended Studies has worked with units across campus to develop certificate programs, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. Learn more about continuing education opportunities offered by OES at: https://oes.umd.edu. See more information about all sustainable certificate programs in the additional documentation.

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