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Graduate Certificate in
Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability

Content in this program is designed to give students in-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of sustainability so they understand concepts that impact the industry.

In today's volatile and complex world, industries need to recognize significant eco-friendly and green solutions in addition to common risks and opportunities. Sustainability is a global imperative and a scientific challenge like no other. Global aviation generates approximately two percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and is forecast to grow to five percent by 2050. 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts steady growth for green and sustainability jobs through 2026. This graduate certificate is for anyone in the aviation and aerospace fields seeking job advancement and wants to demonstrate their expertise in the sustainability field.  

Graduate students from across the globe now have access to the Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability Certificate Program. Students earn 12 graduate-level credits, which can go towards a master's degree at Embry-Riddle. This program leads students towards the online Master of Science in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability degree by taking 18 additional graduate credits. 


About Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability at the Worldwide & Online Campus

Courses prepare and train applicants with applicable theory, real-world applications, tools, and frameworks they need to develop and implement plans for sustainable aviation and aerospace practices. The certificate sets the foundations of sustainability and explains the application of the three pillars within the aviation and aerospace organizations. Environmental management systems, emissions schemes for the industry, life cycle assessment, and sustainable fuels are some of the main topics elaborated within the courses offered.

The content includes an in-depth technical aspect of sustainability, analyzing concepts that currently affect the industry, including legal and ethical issues that concern the industry. Students also gain access to the EAGLES alumni network, consisting of more than 140,000 leaders and practitioners in every industry on every continent.

To meet the requirements of the certificate, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for the series of courses in the certificate program and complete the certificate within three years.


12 Credits

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