Whole Life Magazine

August/September 2015

Issue link: https://digital.copcomm.com/i/548772

Contents of this Issue


Page 19 of 43

L.A. is loaded with opportunities to fi nd new skills, expand on ones you have or start a whole new career GET THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE RIGHT JOB BY LISA BEEBE I f you're reading this issue, chances are you care about making change in the world, having ful lling work, and making our community a better, healthier place. Is that asking for a lot? We don't think so. Is your current career moving you in that direction? If not, maybe it's time to make a change or add some new skills. Here in Southern California we're fortunate to be surrounded by dozens, maybe hundreds of opportunities for practical education, ranging from sustainability and environmental regulation to integrative healing and ayurveda, and while the list you'll nd here is by no means comprehensive, it's an inspiring place to start. ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY Certi cate in Urban Sustainability Become an urban problem-solver, prepared to meet the challenges of climate change and inequality in this subset of Antioch's Urban Sustainability Master's degree program. Includes hands-on eld- work, online education and collaborative problem solving. (15 credits) Location: Culver City Length of Course: 12 months Fees: $23,856 Learn more: http://bit.ly/1DhS5zm CAL POLY POMONA Sustainable Agriculture Training Get started in the sustainable agriculture industry through this partnership between Cal Poly Pomona and Archi's Acres, a local organic farm. Receive training in small-scale organic farming methods, hydroponics, drip/micro irrigation, environmental control, soil biology, composting, greenhouse man- agement and more. (17 credits) Location: Pomona Length: 6-week intensive Fees: $4500 Learn more: http://www.ceu.cpp.edu/specialsessions/ VSAT/ CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE Certi cate in Sustainable Engineering Understand the fundamental principles of environ- mental engineering, global warming and renewable energy sources. is program involves 18 units of required coursework, and is designed for people with a B.S. degree. Location: Northridge Length: All program requirements must be com- pleted within three years Fees: $13,500 Learn more: http://www.csun.edu/sustainability/sus- tainable-engineering SUSTAINABILITY 20 wholelifetimes.com

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Whole Life Magazine - August/September 2015