UAlberta’s Certificate in Sustainability (CIS) is a credential for undergraduate students who have a commitment to learning more about sustainability. It celebrates and recognizes the advancements made in sustainability of natural resources, urban design, energy and water systems, landscape management and the myriad of collective goods that bring health, wellness, creativity, resiliency, and hope for present and future generations. It demonstrates your commitment to knowledge around being a serious contributor to a sustainable world, in which you can carry out leadership in your workplace, community, University, or other group setting, given its overwhelming importance to the future of a fair and healthy ecosystem and set of interconnected societies.
CIS is an embedded certificate, which means that students earn the designation while completing their undergraduate program in their respective faculties. Students have the opportunity to pursue the certificate in nine different faculties: ALES, Arts, Augustana, Business, Extension, Education, Native Studies, Physical Education and Recreation (PER) and Science.