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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:
Yes

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :
12

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
222

Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

USF offers a very popular certificate in “Water, Health, and Sustainability,” and the School of Global Sustainability is developing more focused certificates in sustainable business practices, renewable energy, the designed and built environments, and other sustainability topics (http://www.gradcerts.usf.edu). USF also offers a range of sustainability related certificates including Environmental Policy and Management, Environmental Health, Environmental Education, Community Development, and Genocide and Human Rights. The School of Global Sustainability is also in the process of creating online training modules in a variety of sustainability areas to be provided to the public free of charge.


Year the certificate program was created:
2,009

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.