This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University. Courses leading to the certificate are offered entirely online.
In the United States, sustainability, energy efficiency, and low-carbon practices have gained importance in businesses, industry, government, non-profits, higher education, and in the public consciousness. As a result, the need to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives to make contributions to sustainability initiatives in these areas has never been greater.
The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Technologies is designed to address a growing need for professionals who can contribute to the green global workforce with knowledge in sustainable practices in current technologies. The program benefits students who want to acquire knowledge in areas of renewable energies, green building, and sustainable design, and who may want to pursue a career in a sustainable technology.
Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Technologies prepares you for such careers as:
- Sustainability consultant
- Sustainability program coordinator
- Energy manager
- Ecotourism guide
- Renewable energy technician
- Energy auditor
- Sustainability policy analyst
- Environmental advocate
- Green product sales representative
To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Technologies, you must complete 18 credit hours in sustainable technologies core courses.
NOTE: ENG-W 131 is the only prerequisite required for this certificate program.
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