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    Gabriela Garcia Juarez 
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    garciajg@newschool.edu
     
    Phone: 212.229.5600 x1666 
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    Lauretha Slaughter
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    New York, NY 10011
    slaughtl@newschool.edu
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  • Curriculum

    The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Strategies is awarded for successful completion of six courses — five required and one elective, a total of 18 credits. Students benefit from our experienced faculty of scholars and practitioners, peer-to-peer collaboration, and a curriculum that reflects current theory and practice. The program can be completed in as little as two semesters of full-time study or in a year and a half of part-time study.

    Students are advised to refer to the current New School Academic Catalog for degree completion requirements and to confirm their progress in satisfying those requirements with their advisors.

    Courses

    Credits

    NEPS 5001 Climate Change: Systemic Crisis and Systemic Change

    3

    NEPS 5002 Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility

    3

    NEPS 5008 Sustainability Perspectives and Practice

    3

    NEPS 5005 Leadership for Sustainability and Environmental Policy


    Finance Requirement3
    One elective3
    Total18

    Eligibility Requirements

    A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required for admission to this program. Candidates come from diverse fields including business, law, public administration, education, psychology, social work, and sociology. 

    Students enrolled in master's degree programs at The New School may be able to concurrently pursue a graduate certificate. Interested students should contact the Milano School's Director of Student Affairs.

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Graduates

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