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Corporate Sustainability and Innovation Graduate Certificate

  • Get Started

    No Application Required

  • Format

    Online and On Campus Options

  • Average Course Tuition

    $3,100

  • Number of Required Courses

    4

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Gain the skills you need to help your organization adopt sustainable practices.

Foster innovation, and develop long-term plans to minimize environmental impact.

What You'll Learn

  • Apply corporate sustainability principles—including carbon accounting, cost reduction, and operational efficiency—to achieve specific objectives.
  • Develop management systems and performance frameworks for sustainability practices for use in a variety of organizations.
  • Approach financial planning through the lens of sustainability and with a deeper knowledge of financial analysis, financing, valuation, risk assessment, and sustainable investments.
  • Effectively navigate and lead through significant organizational change.

Our Community at a Glance

Whether you aim to shape global policies or lead local green initiatives, our programs will equip you with the skills and experience to succeed in a sustainability career.

  • 35

    Average Age

  • 80%

    Working Full Time

  • 14%

    Students Outside the U.S.

  • 1.5 years

    Average Time to Complete

Earning Your Certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete the four certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Learn more about pursuing a certificate and the process of requesting your certificate.

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate core courses (choose at least 2 courses; you may select up to 4 courses)
  • Certificate electives (you may select up to 2 courses; however, elective courses are not required for this certificate)

Ready to take the next step?

You can enroll in your first course in the:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

See the schedules in the academic calendar.

Search For Courses

To find certificate courses in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform:

  • Under Search Classes, scroll to Browse by Degree, Certificate, or Premedical Program.
  • Select Graduate Certificates.
  • Choose Corporate Sustainability and Innovation Graduate Certificate to explore program courses.

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Cost

Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.

Our Tuition (2022–23 rate) $3,100 per course ($775 per credit)
Average Tuition of Peer Institutions $5,476 per course
Average Total Cost $12,400