STARS Information:

  • Credit Rationale: This credit recognizes institutions that have formal, graduate academic degree programs focused on sustainability.
  • Environmental Benefits: Developing such programs signals an institution’s commitment to sustainability. Formal academic programs focused on sustainability provide a path for students to study sustainability topics in depth, thus better preparing them to address sustainability challenges. Formal academic programs also provide a home for sustainability scholars within the institution.
  • Scoring: Institution may earn 4 points for having at least one program that meets the criteria outlined above.

Going Green

CSU Channel Islands Summary:

Graduate Program in Sustainability:

CSU Channel Islands has reported this credit as Not Applicable because the institution offers fewer than 25 distinct graduate programs.

Information Received From:

Dan Wakelee: Associate Dean of the Faculty

Learn More:

Examples of Graduate Programs in Sustainability at other STARS rated institutions:

http://www.aashe.org/resources/masters-degree-programs-sustainability