4 Courses. 12 Credits. 100% Online.
Learn the fundamentals of sustainability and well-being, behavior and development of organizations, and the principles of corporate social responsibility through four courses. The graduate certificate is focused on principles of sustainability related to workplace well-being.
You'll learn the fundamentals of sustainability and well-being, the behavior and development of organizations, and the principles of corporate social responsibility. The certificate is targeted toward professionals working in the areas of human resources, sustainability, corporate wellness, safety and risk management, and facilities and operations management. The online certificate program is comprised of four courses (12 credits total):
- SMGT 750 | The Built Environment
Explore how the built environment came to be, and how it intersects with human needs such as water, air, food, waste, transportation, healthcare, and education. You will evaluate community design and what a sustainable community looks like, and study related technologies while evaluating alternatives and discussing unintended consequences. This course will include case studies.
- SMGT 780 | Corporate Social Responsibility
Dig into corporate social responsibility as we evaluate risks and potential impacts in decision making, recognizing the links between the success of an organization and the well-being of a community. Explore ways to integrate corporate social responsibility throughout an organization by creating metrics and communicating CSR policies internally and externally, and take a hard look at the development of best practices in an organization pertaining to corporate social responsibility.
- HWM 700 | Contemporary Health and Wellness Perspectives
Examine health and wellness concepts and probe foundational thinking associated with the contemporary health and wellness field. Expectations and development of the wellness professional will be explored.
- HWM 770 | Behavior and Development in Organizations
Study organizations, their members, and analyze why people and groups behave as they do. Processes and methods that improve behavior, effectiveness and efficiency in organizational settings will be examined. The course will also cover various methods for assessing organizational behavior and change.
Admission Requirements and Application Materials
Admission requirements of a bachelor’s degree and undergrad GPA of 3.0. Applicants with a lower GPA will be considered for provisional admission similar to the M.S. Sustainable Management program. To apply to the certificate program, please complete the online application form.
Additionally, the following program-specific materials are required at the time of application:
- Unofficial transcript attached to the application