At A Glance
Students can earn the 16-credit certificate in under nine months.
The online distance-learning format is flexible and affordable, accommodating anyone interested in learning about sustainability.
Sustainability careers are on the rise with the industry growing 30%.
Welcome to Sustainable Leadership-Certificate Program
If you want to enhance your career by learning skills that can help you become a sustainability professional, then Lackawanna College’s Sustainable Leadership certificate program may be for you. The program gives students a deeper understanding of the complexity of sustainability, which encompasses economic, social and environmental issues.
Your Career Starts Here
More About the Program
The 16-credit Sustainable Leadership certificate program provides students the foundation needed to become sustainability professionals. These include well thought out corporate sustainability courses. Students will learn how to use systems thinking and problem-solving skills to gain a deeper understanding of the complexity of sustainability, which encompasses economic, social and environmental issues.
The online distance-learning format is flexible and affordable, accommodating anyone interested in learning about sustainability. Students take one class at a time, which helps working professionals balance their school, work and personal responsibilities along with providing time to focus on each course. The program offers an ideal layout for busy working professionals, high school graduates or anyone who is looking to add a differentiating credential to their resume.
The Course Work
The curriculum is well suited for almost any industry, profession and employment level including but not limited to corporate and small business, travel, hospitality, transportation, education, healthcare, science and the food industry. Students take five three-credit courses and a one-credit capstone course.
While the program develops leadership and management skills through exploring issues involving sustainability, this is an excellent program for anyone interested in becoming an efficient leader by encouraging a productive workforce and reducing expenditure costs. These courses will put you well on your way to a corporate sustainability career.
Program Layout and Courses
|SUS 105||Principles of Sustainability||3 credits||Online I|
|SUS 205||Resource Economics||3 credits||Online II|
|SUS 110||Leadership for Sustainability||3 credits||Online|
|SUS 210||Framework for Sustainable Businesses||3 credits||Online I|
|SUS 215||Sustainable Project Proposal||3 credits||Online II|
|SUS 201||SustaInable Leadership Capstone||1 credits||Online II|
View the curriculum guide – Lackawanna College (netdna-ssl.com)
Tuition is subject to change. Current tuition rate is based on a $520 fee per credit, plus fees and books.
Fall Semester: $3,120
Winter Intersession: $599
Spring Semester: $3,640
Total program cost: $7,359
Students must have a high school diploma or GED. For students interested in taking a single course, acceptance will be based on a selective admissions process, if seats are available.