Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Landscapes

Classes held at GW's Graduate Education Center, Arlington, VA

The mission of the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Landscapes is to provide an innovative and relevant curriculum that reflects changing social attitudes towards the conservation and sustainability of our living environments. Landscape Designers will be called upon to provide design and implementation services that apply new strategies of plant and water conservation and energy efficiency. The Sustainable Landscapes program strives to provide advanced landscape design students and experienced landscape design professionals with a fundamental understanding of best practices in landscape conservation and sustainability, adapted to the small-scale landscape, at the neighborhood level.

Find out more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information.

A Stackable Credential

Combine this certificate with the Landscape Design Graduate Certificate to earn a Master of Professional Studies in Landscape Design.

Please visit the following links for information on the master's program at the Arlington location.

Or combine this certificate with the Graduate Certificate in Urban Sustainability along with four core planning courses to earn the Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Urban Planning.

Program Contacts

Senior Marketing and Recruitment Specialist
Mona Yep
(703) 299-0199

Program Director
Adele N. Ashkar
(703) 248-6060

Upcoming Events

6:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time