Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.97
Liaison Teddy Lhoutellier
Submission Date March 13, 2019
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University of Miami
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Teddy Lhoutellier
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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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:
Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Policy

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The Abess Center's Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Policy program enables students to tap into synergistic research networks across a range of schools and colleges at the University of Miami, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, the Miller School of Medicine, the School of Law, School of Communication, School of Architecture, and the College of Engineering. The graduate program draws upon existing interdisciplinary collaborations that have been created by the Abess Center.


The website URL for the graduate-level degree program:
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
MS in Construction Management

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

The MS in Construction Management program is designed to develop leaders and managers for complex building projects, with mastery in best practices related to resiliency, sustainability, building information modeling, project delivery and decision-making. The University is uniquely situated in a booming metropolis where commercial and residential construction is a large and important industry.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
M.A. in Environment, Culture, & Media

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):

The Abess Center's MA in Environment, Culture, & Media enables students to tap into synergistic research networks across a range of schools and colleges at the University of Miami, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, the Miller School of Medicine, the School of Law, School of Education, School of Communication, School of Architecture, and the College of Engineering. This graduate programs draw upon existing interdisciplinary collaborations that have been created by the Abess Center.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
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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:
Environmental Justice Clinic

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

The Environmental Justice Clinic provides rights education, interdisciplinary research, policy resources, and advocacy and transactional assistance to underserved low-and-moderate-income communities in the contexts of the built and natural environment across the fields of civil rights, environmental protection, poverty law, and public health.


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Community Health

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

The Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Community Health will prepare you with the necessary expertise and interdisciplinary background to contribute to the 21st-century prevention and community health research. Students will be trained in both traditional and innovative areas of prevention science. These include etiology, intervention design and evaluation, innovative data collection and analyses, community-based participatory research, and implementation science.


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