The American University of Beirut offers graduate diploma programs.
Professional Diploma Program in Green Technologies
The professional diploma program in green technologies (Pro-Green diploma program) caters for professionals aspiring to enhance or complement their technical and decision-making skills in terms of green technologies, or green businesses. Completion of the diploma program will give the qualified student a solid foundation on which to start or further his/her career through developing successful strategies for green technologies including: energy utilization, building design and construction, and management systems; sustainable and safe water production, water management and waste water treatment. The professional diploma degree program in its three majors (energy, building, water) offers outstanding academic quality that enable students to study at top universities with focus on areas of innovation developed with state-of-the-art science and technology expertise.
Scholars in Health Research Program (SHARP)
The Scholars in Health Research Program (SHARP) provides the fundamental skills in the essential disciplines to conduct research, namely epidemiology, biostatistics, research ethics, library science/informatics, and involves hands-on training in the analysis and reporting of large health related datasets in non-communicable diseases. Diploma in Food Security
The diploma in food security provides a holistic, inter-disciplinary perspective on a critical challenge for the Middle East and North Africa region and the wider developing world. Students will explore the dimensions of food security – availability, accessibility, appropriate utilization, and stability – and their application to public policy and programming in the areas of nutrition, trade, agriculture, public health, food safety, and income generation. Students will gain the skills to design and manage policies and programs within governmental, non-governmental, and multilateral organizations.