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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 Silver
Overall Score 56.88
Liaison Dedee DeLongpre Johnston
Submission Date June 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Wake Forest University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Dedee DeLongpre Johnston
Chief Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
MA Sustainability

A brief description of the graduate degree program (1st program):

The Master of Arts in Sustainability Graduate Program is a distinctive, interdisciplinary one-year program that combines the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, management and law. Courses taught will included guest lecturers and off-site facility visits. As a result, students have unparalleled opportunities to engage with professionals beyond the Wake Forest campus.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Master of Divinity / MA in Sustainability Dual Degree Program

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):

A distinctive dual degree program designed with Wake Forest’s School of Divinity, the Master of Divinity/Master of Arts in Sustainability will satisfy the growing demand for professional religious leaders who have the knowledge and skills to lead communities to respond to critical ecological and environmental issues.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
JD/MA in Sustainability Dual Degree

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):

The dual degree program provides students a pathway for succeeding in professional roles where legal scholarship and practice intersect with sustainability.

Students with the JD and MA in Sustainability will expand their potential work force networks, deepen their knowledge base, and cultivate leadership skills. Attorneys seeking to work in a sustainability related practice area will benefit greatly from foundational knowledge gained through coursework focusing on energy, environmental and sustainability related studies.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Graduate Certificate in Sustainability

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

This track provides students with exposure to sustainability issues in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, business management, law, and policy. The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability is offered as a stand-alone certificate or alongside another Wake Forest master’s degree program.


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The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
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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.