Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

Students who want a flexible and efficient way to widen their expertise and career options but may not be ready to pursue a graduate degree can choose from two 8-week, fully online graduate certificates or a 16-week on-campus certificate.

The Sustainability Assessment and Planning Certificate will prepare you to organizations can measure, regulate, and report their own natural resource use. Students will develop essential skills used by sustainability professionals.

Students who complete a certificate have the option of continuing their education and transferring their certificate credits toward earning their MS in Environmental Science and Sustainability.

Loyola’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) is a nationally recognized leader in sustainability, with groundbreaking undergraduate curriculum and state-of-the-art sustainability facilities.

In addition, Loyola:
•  The first and only school operation in the U.S. licensed to produce and sell biodiesel.
•  Ranked the 16th greenest campus in 2017 by the Sierra Club.
•  Earned a gold rating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System (STARS) of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).


Begin the financial aid process by completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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