Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison John Alejandro
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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University of San Diego
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.00 / 7.00 Adriana Serrano Guemez
Program Manager
Continuing Education
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

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

A brief description of the certificate program:

USD offers a Certificate in Non-Profit Management, in collaboration with the School of Leadership and Education Sciences and The School of Business Administration. This consists of 8 graduate level course such as Advocacy for Change, which helps build skills required by those entering the non-profit management field in causes including the people, planet, peace and prosperity aspects of sustainability.
Another continuing education program in sustainability is the Certificate in Land Use and Sustainable Community Development offered by the USD Burnham Moores Center. The Certificate in Land Use and Sustainable Community Development is a comprehensive program for professionals interested in better understanding the mandated, complex and time-consuming processes that are involved in land use decisions. The program will help clarify the entitlement and permitting process, as well as the environmental impact assessment. The program will also help participants understand how to incorporate sustainable measures in their projects through site planning, building design and energy- efficient approaches.

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