Sustainable Design Online

Organizations of all types have embraced sustainable design practices: they're good for the environment, and they're good business. From enterprising startups to Fortune 500 stalwarts, businesses have discovered how critical sustainability practices are to be competitive in today's global economy.

MCAD's online certificate in sustainable design offers a great way to gain in-depth, actionable knowledge that keeps you and your organization at the forefront of this expanding field. Courses are applicable for anyone involved in graphic, packaging, and product design, including designers, brand managers, product planners, buyers, and executives.

Take single workshops to update your skills or dive in and take all 18 credits you need to earn the certificate in sustainable design. Courses cover all aspects of sustainable design—theory, tools, and techniques. It's what you need to stay in the game. And because it's all online, you can easily fit the classes into your schedule.

Economic, environmental, and ethical crises present leaders with new and complex challenges. Effective, resilient, and agile leaders employ a diversity of skills, experience, and resources to respond to humanity's greatest challenges with creative, innovative, and humane solutions. Students build their capacities to become creative leaders and to work constructively as part of dynamic and collaborative teams through the integration of an ecological perspective for their work, organizations, communities, and the planet. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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We are transitioning from the age of design for the part to the age of design for the whole. Systems thinking, languages of design, and product life cycles are integrated and they form the solid foundation for innovative products. This course provides students with the tools required to succeed in today's dynamic market and a world of uncertainty. Actionable theory is absorbed through market-¬specific projects. /  Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
Read More (Closed/Full - For waitlist options, call 612.874.3765)