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Sustainable Practices Certificate
The Sustainable Practices Certificate offers participants the opportunity to create meaningful, enduring change in their workplace, community and personal lives. In addition to learning about important concepts of sustainability, participants gain practical and applicable skills while working closely with businesses, government and non-profits in the Bay Area.
Through this educational certificate program, graduates have transitioned to rewarding careers in sustainability, have taken their businesses to new levels and have discovered innovative ways to contribute to their communities.
Who Should Take this Program?
- Professionals who want to learn sustainability principles to differentiate themselves in the job market
- Business owners that want to adopt new practices in their organizations
- Policy makers, community leaders, activists, and advocates
- People seeking a career change to make a positive difference in the environment and beyond
- Educators, parents, and school administrators
- Seekers of personal enrichment and active retirees, looking to become more active in sustainable issues
- Dominican undergraduate students enrolled in Pathways or Humanities undergraduate programs
- Affordable and Relatively Quick
- The cost and time commitment to complete this Certificate program is significantly less than would be required to obtain an Associate, Bachelors or Masters degree in Environmental Science/Studies or related field.
- Service-Learning Practicum Opportunity
- As a part of the coursework, students will have the opportunity to participate in a service-learning internship (on-site project) or capstone project that will allow them to apply their new skills and knowledge to real-world projects, enabling them to make a meaningful contribution to community and the environment.
- Diverse Applications
- There are many ways in which this program can provide benefit for participants: employment, self-enrichment, networking, leadership, mentoring, and more.