Rowan University

College of Engineering

Certificate in Sustainable Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Sustainable Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Rowan University, College of Engineering recognizes the increasingly important need to introduce sustainable development concepts to students and working professionals and has therefore established a new Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainable Engineering scheduled to begin fall 2011. The goal of this online program and of sustainability education in general is to ensure that present and future generations: •attain a high degree of economic security and social equity •create and ensure democratic participation in their communities and globally •maintain the health of the ecological systems upon which all life and all production depend All engineers have a fundamental role in sustainability. By educating engineers in sustainable engineering practices they will be able to transform existing engineering disciplines and practices to those that lead to sustainability. Sustainable Engineering incorporates development and implementation of products, processes, and systems that meet technical and cost objectives while protecting human health and welfare and elevating the protection of the biosphere as a criterion in engineering solutions.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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