Sustainability Concentration, Continuing Studies Program

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Specialization/Concentration/Emphasis


An area of concentration in Sustainability can lead to a career fields such as environmental protection and remediation, waste reduction, green building, sustainable agriculture, climate change, corporate sustainability, renewable energy/energy efficiency, advocacy and public sector environmental policy and management. Students with a sustainability concentration have skills that apply to virtually any field or profession, although advanced degrees or certifications may be required for certain positions. While the specific work tasks vary, all careers in sustainability share the common goal of promoting healthy organizations and communities, as well as a healthy planet.