Sustainable Development


If you want to study the integration of economic, social and environmental objectives that combine to produce sustainable communities, then you will be interested in this program. Study housing, community building, co-operative economies and globalization.

Credential: certificate and post-baccalaureate diploma available

The Sustainable Development program in the Faculty of Environment is administered by the Centre for Sustainable Development.

Academic Calendar:

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

  • Community Planner
  • Consultant
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Environmental and Social Assessment
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Public Administrator
  • Regional Planner
  • Urban Planner

How to apply

Certificate program

Apply for this certificate program at the Centre for Sustainable Development after completion of 30 units at SFU. Other requirements may apply; consult the Calendar.

Post-baccalaureate diploma

For those with an undergraduate degree or equivalent; see the Academic Calendar.