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  • Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Green Construction


    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 Features

    • A flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal schedule
    • Can be used as a standalone professional development credential or as a step toward the MS in Construction Management
    • A highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates


    CMGT 535Community Impact Analysis3.0
    CMGT 545Sustainable Principles & Practices3.0
    CMGT 546Sustainable Technologies3.0
    CMGT 547LEED Concepts3.0
    CMGT 558Community Sustainability3.0
    Total Credits15.0

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    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 higher

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 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

    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2015     

    September 21, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    December 7, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    Winter 2016 

    January 4, 2016

    March 14, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    March 19, 2016

    Spring 2016 

    March 28, 2016

    June 6, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    June 10, 2016

    Summer 2016 

    June 20, 2016

    August 29, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    September 3, 2016

    Apply today for a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Green Construction

    Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online!


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