About the Certificate

Commit to Sustainability


Increasingly, human and ecosystem challenges require sustainable solutions that recognize the interconnection between environmental limits and human values and well-being. The Certificate in Sustainability enhances opportunities for integrative, applied learning in interdisciplinary settings and prepares students to address difficult global sustainability issues. The certificate also works towards the University’s goal of incorporating sustainability into formal educational opportunities. Students across campus benefit from an understanding of the framework of sustainability and an opportunity to apply skills and learning to real-world solutions.

Look over the course list and requirements for receiving the Certificate in Sustainability.

We have a short PowerPoint about the Certificatea more detailed version for faculty, and one for students that anyone is welcome to use.


The Sustainability Certificate is supported by The Office of Sustainability, The Center for Integrative Conservation, The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, The Terry College of BusinessThe College of Environment + Design, The Odum School of Ecology, The Warnell School of Forestry, The School of Social Work, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and The College of Engineering.