This Post-Diploma Sustainability Studies Certificate is designed to meet the industry demand for practitioners who are seeking specialization in sustainable construction. This certificate allows students to use their related education and/or industry experience as a foundation for the program that will build their expertise in the area of sustainability. Graduates will play a leading role in the construction industry and will have the knowledge to deliver projects that achieve high sustainability performance and contribute to the economic, environmental, and social well-being of communities.
The program consists of four 13-week terms, with 11 courses taken over a two year period. Each term includes an intensive residency consisting of several days and is followed by twelve weeks of synchronous instruction using technology.
Completion of a diploma or degree in a minimum of one of the following subject areas: construction management, engineering, architecture, interior design, city/urban planning, or urban design.
Successful completion of the prescribed 11 courses (33 credits) as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.
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