Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 35.20
Liaison Laura Miller
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2019
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University of New Haven
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Laura Miller
Director of Energy & Sustainability
Office of Facilities
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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:
Environmental Engineering M.S.

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

Students enrolled in Master of Science, Environmental Engineering quickly develop the skills necessary to provide ground-breaking solutions to complex environmental problems through an interdisciplinary study of environmental protection issues, water quality and purification, wastewater treatment, solid waste management, site remediation, and emission control measures. A total of 30 graduate-level credits are required to earn the Master of Science in Environmental Engineering with a specialization in one of the following: Industrial and Hazardous Wastes, Water and Wastewater Treatment, and Water Resources. Finally, students must complete a faculty approved, thesis project on a topic of their choice.


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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:
Non-Profit, Leadership, Innovation, and Organizational Sustainability Certificate

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

The University of New Haven College of Business offers the Certificate program "Non-Profit, Leadership, Innovation, and Organizational Sustainability‚ÄĚ. This certificate allows individuals to develop leadership and strategic management skills that instill the business planning, structure, social entrepreneurship, and innovation needed to ensure their nonprofit organization has a much greater chance of success. This program was developed through extensive interviews with dozens of New Haven nonprofit executive directors, nonprofit boards, and graduates from competing programs. This certificate creates a relationship between University of New Haven students and community nonprofits, which provides them the resources and intellectual capital to support their missions.


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