Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate

About the Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate at Loyola

The Sustainability Assessment and Planning graduate certificate offered through Loyola University Chicago's School of Environmental Sustainability will provide you with a powerful career credential in the environmental arena.

As a student in the program, you will gain the knowledge and training it takes to help organizations measure, regulate, and report their use of natural resources and overall environmental impact.

You will also develop the essential skills to apply principles, methods, and approaches in environmental science as a way to improve current and emerging sustainability practices in government, industry, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector.

Program Structure

The graduate certificate program can be pursued full time or part time. To pursue the sustainability certificate you must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. The certificate program includes four courses, which can be completed solely online.

Why Choose Loyola for Your Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate?

This sustainability certificate program will prepare you for a range of professional roles and settings, from government and nonprofits to industry and the private sector.

A fulfilling career on the cutting edge of sustainability

The program will empower you to embark on a fulfilling career journey working to assess and promote sustainability efforts for the betterment of our natural environment.

You will be mentored and guided by a faculty of respected experts in the fields of sustainability science, planning, assessment, reporting, and development. These experts will also be there to support you and connect you with leading industry employers.

Loyola's certificate program will offer you a comprehensive exploration of sustainability assessment in the areas of energy, air, buildings, transportation, water, land, food, and waste, providing a well-rounded knowledge base that will set you apart.

You coursework will be completed entirely online, allowing you to earn your sustainability certificate from anywhere at any time.

You will be able to apply the credits you earn in the Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate toward a master's degree program offered through Loyola's School of Environmental Sustainability.

Loyola's Jesuit tradition and foundation will add depth and dimension to your learning experience and provide you with a deep appreciation of how sustainability assessment and planning can impact social justice.

Meet the Faculty

Loyola is proud to have talented and nationally-recognized scholar-teachers as part of our diverse community of exceptional faculty, students and staff. Loyola faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, the dissemination of knowledge through innovative and interdisciplinary scholarly research, and a commitment to social justice and cura personalis, or care for the whole person. Visit the School of Environmental Sustainability faculty and staff directory to learn more about the teachers and mentors involved with the Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate program.

Faculty and Staff