Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Green Construction Overview Drexel's accredited online Certificate in Sustainable and Green Construction prepares professionals faced with the daunting task of providing a build environment which is in harmony with the natural environment with the skills needed to meet the demands of the architectural, engineering, and construction community. The program focuses on the sustainable aspects of the construction process and explores the concepts outlined in the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. Graduates are prepared to apply these concepts to the decision-making process across project teams. Program FeaturesA flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal scheduleCan be used as a standalone professional development credential or as a step toward the MS in Construction ManagementA highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates Curriculum Requirements CMGT 535Community Impact Analysis3.0CMGT 545Sustainable Principles & Practices3.0CMGT 546Sustainable Technologies3.0CMGT 547LEED Concepts3.0CMGT 558Community Sustainability3.0Total Credits15.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering or a business or non-technical degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higherRequired DocumentsA completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation (professional or academic)500 word essay on why you wish to pursue this program ResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $1123 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2014 September 22, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 8, 2014 December 13, 2014 Winter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 16, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 21, 2015 Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 June 8, 2015 June 9, 2015 June 12, 2015 Summer 2015 June 22, 2015 August 29, 2015 September 1, 2015 September 5, 2015 Apply today for a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Green Construction Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.