Update your skills and gain a current credential in less than a year!
Designed for working adults who already have a bachelor’s degree and who wish to broaden their knowledge in the science or business sides of sustainability, the online Sustainable Management Science Certificate (12 credits) and Sustainable Enterprise Management Certificate (15 credits) consist of course sets from the bachelor’s program.
Choose one to complement your existing knowledge or enroll in both for a more broad-based skill set. Each certificate can be completed in less than a year, and courses count toward a Sustainable Management bachelor’s degree should you decide to enroll. Some students have also completed certificate programs to prepare for the master’s program.
Sustainable Management Science Certificate (12 credits)
This program consists of four courses focused on the scientific aspects of Sustainable Management. You will learn about ecology, the global environmental system, thermodynamic and kinetic systems, basic engineering and applications for energy technologies, and policies and problems related to the management of natural resources.
Sustainable Enterprise Management Certificate (15 credits)
If you have an interest in the business side of Sustainable Management, this certificate is for you. Choose five business-focused courses from a list of six. Topics include triple-bottom-line accounting and finance, economics, information systems, operations management, and international business sustainability.
Tuition is a flat fee of $390 per credit ($4,680 total for the 12-credit certificate; $5,850 total for the 15-credit certificate) for Summer 2018 and $398 per credit ($4,776 total for 12 credits; $5,970 total for 15 credits) for Fall 2018 whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state.
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Sustainability skills are a great complement to your existing expertise. To find out how a Sustainable Management certificate can help you expand your knowledge and open up new doors for your career, contact an adviser to discuss your next steps and how to apply.
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