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Sustainable Design

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Using an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach, Pratt’s Sustainable Design Certificate program covers sustainable design theory, practice, processes, and materials to address real-world challenges, while highly encouraging research and innovation.

The program is based on whole systems thinking, engaging the design process with nature’s processes and designs in the context of societal systems.  Students can start the program any term and can typically complete the program within two terms. Students will earn a certificate upon successful completion of all required courses.

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To receive the certificate, you will complete the five core courses from the list below. 

Approximate cost of the certificate:  $4,975

Certificate Requirements (Five Core Courses)

  • BioDesign—Offered in the Summer and Spring
  • Biomimicry—Offered in the Summer and Spring
  • Sustainable Design Foundation–Pre-requisite offered every term
  • Sustainable Processes and Materials—Offered in the Fall
  • Sustainable Design Theory and Practice—Offered in the Fall

For advisement contact:
Joelle Danant
Program Director