Normally scheduled classes and activities at all locations will resume on Friday, January 19. Due to the recent weather closures, the deadline for making schedule adjustments (Drop/Add period) has been extended until Tuesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. The final fee payment deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. Further information on any additional changes to the spring calendar will be forthcoming.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sustainability


This program is designed to provide a means for individuals with undergraduate degrees in either the natural sciences, social sciences, or business to gain a rounded understanding of the many issues concerning Sustainability. The program’s objectives are to present information from the three foundational pillars of sustainability: scientific, social and economic implications. Students can then chose to enhance their knowledge in one of the three specific fields as appropriate for their needs.



Individuals who have completed a baccalaureate degree are eligible to apply to the Post-Baccalaureate Sustainability Certificate program. This program will provide a foundation of the scientific, socially and economic aspect of sustainability and will allow the individual to enhance their knowledge of a more targeted component. Examples include those with business degrees who wish to learn more about the scientific nature of sustainability, or a natural scientist who would like to learn how the science impacts the human or economic aspect of sustainability. Candidates are encouraged to work closely with advisors so as to customize the most appropriate menu of course that will best meet the students' needs.


Program Outcomes

Those who earn a Southeastern Post-Baccalaureate Sustainability Certificate will develop competencies in basic issues related to sustainability, including:

  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Environmental Sociology

Student will be allowed to focus on either the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, or Economics.


For More Information:

Dean, College of Science and Technology
SLU Box 10829
Hammond, LA 70402

Tel: 985-549-2055
Fax: 985-549-3396