LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation

EVS 489 or EVS 589 1-credit course

The UB Solar Strand at Sunset on North Campus.

Photograph: Douglas Levere

Elevate your professional standing and explore new horizons in the green building industry with the LEED Green Associate Certification. This credential is not just a qualification; it's a gateway to enhanced career opportunities and a chance to make a lasting impact on the environment.

About this 1 Credit Course

  • Tailored Learning: Whether you're a current UB student or a professional in design, construction, real estate or building ownership, this course is tailored for you. No prerequisite requirements are needed to become a LEED Green Associate.
  • Dynamic Learning Experience: In six weeks, you'll dive into real-world case studies of LEED-certified projects, explore integrated design principles, understand third-party verification processes and navigate the intricacies of LEED administration.
  • Current Topics and Trends: Stay updated with the latest news and trends in green building practices. Engage in discussions on current topics and explore pragmatic ideas for implementing LEED principles.
  • Expert Instruction: Learn from Swathi Karamcheti, PhD, from the UB Department of Environment and Sustainability, a seasoned professional in sustainability methods, LEED certification coaching, research methodology and higher education leadership.

Course Details

  • EVS 489 Course #: 24346 (for undergraduate students)
  • EVS 589 Course #: 24358 (for graduate students)
  • Day: Every Wednesday (March 27–May 1)
  • Time: 5:30–8:10 p.m.
  • Format: 6-week hybrid class
    3 in-person classes and 3 virtual classes
  • Location: 19 Clemens Hall (Basement), UB's North Campus
Parking Information:
Non-UB students do not need permits after 3 p.m. Detailed parking information will be provided after registration.

Registration Information

Register for our comprehensive six week 1 credit course designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to ace the LEED Green Associate Exam.

  • Current UB Undergraduate Students: After contacting your Academic Advisor, you can register for course EVS 489 (1 credit) in HUB Student Center.
  • Current UB Graduate Students: After contacting your Academic Advisor, you can register for course EVS 589 (1 credit) in HUB Student Center.
  • Community Members (Earn 1 College Credit): Non-UB students can register as Non-Degree Seeking Students. For $454.23, earn one college credit which will appear on an official UB transcript. The Course #: 24346. Student Account fees may apply.

Elevate your career, contribute to sustainable practices and prepare for success in the LEED Green Associate Exam with our comprehensive course. Register today and embark on a journey towards a greener and more sustainable future!

For Current UB Students:

For Community Members:

Course #: 24346

Contact Us! For additional information or questions, please get in touch with the College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education.