Certificate program at Bay College

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Why Sustainability?

In this certificate program, students will explore the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment from cultural, economic, historical, literary, social, scientific, and technology perspectives, as well as acquire foundation skills in communications and mathematics. Courses in this certificate will explore the unifying theme of sustainability from a multidisciplinary perspective preparing students to face the challenges of global citizenship in the twenty-first century. Sustainability represents hope for the future as we face the challenge of “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (as described in the American Association of Community Colleges’ Resolution in Support of Education for Sustainable Development, November, 2007).


Why Bay College?

The Sustainability certificate program at Bay College is a valuable adjunct to any AA, AS, or AAS degree. It will assist students to stand out from their peers in the competitive employment market. This certificate is especially valuable for students majoring in business, technology, education, natural resources, or any field at the forefront of the sustainability revolution.

Certificate Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Sustainability (Certificate)30.00

Beyond Bay College

A Bachelor’s degree or higher is required for many careers sustainability. The University of Wisconsin Online Sustainable Management program is a great option following a sustainability certificate at Bay College.


Career Opportunities

A degree in Sustainability opens the door to many careers in a diverse and growing field. Students can go on to be many things, such as:

  • Building Energy Consulting
  • Environmental Insurance Management
  • Parts Production Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Solar Installation
  • Landscape Horticulture
  • Product Development and Improvement

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