Sustainability Certificate

Sustainability Certificate

The aim of the Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainability is to provide undergraduates the opportunity to enhance their education by including sustainability in their course of study.  This new certificate program in “Sustainability” transcends existing Schools and Departments at the University of Pittsburgh, capitalizes on ongoing Sustainability-growth opportunities in teaching and research at the University of Pittsburgh, and utilizes the framework of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) to execute the certificate. 

The objectives of the Undergraduate Sustainability Certificate are:

  • To develop the basic competencies needed by science, engineering, and humanities graduates to contribute quickly and effectively to the development and ultimate use of sustainable technologies, science, and practices in the U.S. and abroad,
  • To create opportunities for undergraduates to develop analytical skills and to learn to think critically about sustainability, 
  • To provide undergraduates the opportunity to seamlessly incorporate sustainability into their course of study, and
  • To create a benchmark education program that can serve as a model throughout academia.

CONTACT

Dr. David Sanchez
Assistant Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Director for Education and Community Engagement
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
412-624-9793
davidsanchez@pitt.edu

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Sustainability Certificate

Requirements

Faculty Committee

How To Apply



Mascaro Center

Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
University of Pittsburgh
Swanson School of Engineering
153 Benedum Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

mcsi@pitt.edu

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