Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.46
Liaison Brian Pullen
Submission Date March 13, 2017
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University of South Florida St. Petersburg
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Brian Pullen
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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:
M.A. Environmental Science and Policy

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

Our Master of Arts degree in Environmental Science and Policy provides a balance between Environmental Science and Environmental Policy in a format desired by practicing professionals in environmental fields. Comprising a themed course study in Core Concepts in Science, Core Concepts in Policy and an elective area of your choice, this non-thesis track culminates in a final project that allows you to integrate and apply the knowledge learned in the coursework with a personal relevant area of interest to result in your professional growth. Graduates of our program will be highly skilled and imaginative individuals prepared for leadership roles in local, state, and federal agencies; non-profit organizations working to mitigate environmental concerns; and private scientific, research, environmental and engineering firms.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
M.S. Environmental Science and Policy

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

The M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy program in the College of Arts and Sciences at USF St. Petersburg offers an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary program. The program provides advanced training, education and research opportunities to post-baccalaureate students interested in applied environmental science and/or in the interactions of society and the environment. Graduates of the program are trained to serve as environmental professionals in local, state, and federal environmental resource agencies; in the private sector, as environmental consultants; or are prepared to enter doctoral programs in environmental science and/or related fields.


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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:
Master of Business Administration (MBA) w/ Corporate Social Responsibility concentration

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

This track will develop a student’s understanding of ethical management, marketing and decision-making. Students will explore the ethical and behavioral issues faced by corporations as they manage organizational change and serve multiple stakeholders. Ethical social responsibility provides the foundation of this focus track.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ELECTIVES

ENT 6507 Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets (Study Abroad)
ENT 6508 Social Entrepreneurship I (Last offering, Fall 2016)
ENT 6930 ST: Sustainable Entrepreneurship (First offering, Fall 2017)
GEB 6930 Advanced Facilitation
GEB 6930 Advanced Negotiation
MAN 6068 Social Issues in Management
MAN 6289 Organizational Change/Development
MAN 6930 ST: Developing Leadership Skills
MAN 6930 ST: Innovation
MAN 6930 ST: Organizational Behavior
TAX 6940 IRS VITA Tax Practicum


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