Curriculum

Introduction

One of the primary functions of colleges and universities is to educate students. By training and educating future leaders, scholars, workers, and professionals; higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to understand and address sustainability challenges. Institutions that offer courses covering sustainability issues help equip their students to lead society to a sustainable future.

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LLM/JSD in Human Rights

  • St. Thomas University (FL)

The Science of Law (J.S.D.) Program in Intercultural Human Rights started in August 2001, with only the LL.M. Program; joined in 2005 by the J.S.D ...

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Natural Resources & Environmental Studies PhD

  • University of Northern British Columbia (BC)

The Natural Resources and Environmental Graduate Program is primarily concerned with "People and The Environment". The NRES Graduate Program houses four degrees: PhD NRES, MA NRES, MSc NRES, and the ...

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PhD Environmental Science

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas (NV)

All environmental science graduate students complete three core courses: Environmental ProSeminar (ENV 701), Environmental Problem Solving (ENV 702), and Environmental Law and Policy Seminar (ENV 703). Students develop their degree ...

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PhD in Agriculture, Food & Environment

  • Tufts University (MA)

The Agriculture, Food and Environment (AFE) program within the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy fuses the disciplines of nutrition, agricultural science, environmental studies, and public policy. It offers ...

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PhD in Bioengineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Graduate degrees in bioengineering are jointly offered by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. This interdisciplinary programs combines the resources in biomedical sciences at UCSF with the excellence in engineering ...

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PhD in Biological & Environmental Engineering

  • Cornell University (NY)

For the PhD degree, a student must satisfactorily complete at least six semesters of full-time graduate study (which may include two semesters spend working toward the master's degree). An ...

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PhD in City & Regional Planning

  • Cornell University (NY)

The PhD program offers advanced specialized education for a career in academic research and teaching or in policy research and administration. Degrees have been granted to 271 students. Recent PhD ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Duke University (NC)

Course requirements: 60 credits, including 36 course credits (15 in core courses and 21 in courses related to the student's area of study) and 24 research credits. Students are ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Cornell University (NY)

In the Ph.D. program, each student plans an individualized course of study with the assistance of a special committee made up of faculty members representing major and minor areas ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Colorado State University (CO)

In this program, students can develop a course of study that is technically strong, multi-faceted, and concentrates on one or more subject areas of particular interest. The field of environmental ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The aim of the civil and environmental engineering program is to develop leaders in education, industry, and government who can use their acquired skills to improve society. The program provides ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Montana State University (MT)

The department currently offers six advanced-degree programs including the MS and Ph.D. in both civil and environmental engineering as well as interdisciplinary MS degrees with urban studies. At any ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers the Master of Science degree for students who wish to study a particular research area in greater depth than their undergraduate work ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Environmental Engineering emphasizes excellence in research and education. PhD candidates publish their thesis work in top civil and environmental engineering journals and present ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Stanford University (CA)

The Ph.D. is offered under the general regulations of the University as set forth in the “Graduate Degrees” section of this bulletin. This degree is recommended for those who ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Tufts University (MA)

The PhD is the highest level of study and requires a serious commitment. Graduates of the doctoral program are well positioned for careers in academia, industry, government and consulting. Students ...

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PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Atmosphere/Energy

  • Stanford University (CA)

Atmosphere and energy are linked in two primary ways. First‚ fossil-fuel energy contributes directly to air pollution and climate change. Second‚ atmospheric winds‚ solar radiation and precipitation are sources of ...

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PhD in Civil Engineering

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The PhD degree provides an opportunity for students to pursue a program of research in a specialized area and to develop a dissertation that embodies the results of original research ...

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PhD in Civil Engineering (Environmental Emphasis)

  • University of Miami (FL)

All candidates for the doctorate are expected to complete an appropriate integrated program of study. A student's program of study will be supervised by a four-member supervisory committee, of ...

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PhD in Civil, Environmental & Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The faculty in civil, environmental and sustainable engineering offer a graduate program leading to the PhD in civil, environmental and sustainable engineering. A broad range of theoretical and experimental research ...

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PhD in Community & Regional Planning

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The SCARP PhD is primarily a research degree. Only candidates for whom a suitable Research Supervisor has been identified from among SCARP faculty are admitted to the Program. Doctoral students ...

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PhD in Design, Environment, & the Arts

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The program is at the cutting edge of creating new knowledge in design, environment, and the arts. Broad in scope, the program involves multidisciplinary research interests at both micro- and ...

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PhD in Earth & Environmental Sciences

  • Lehigh University (PA)

Lehigh has a small, focused, field-oriented graduate program linked to nationally prominent research in some of the key areas of Earth-systems science. EES offers both the MS and Ph.D ...

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PhD in Earth System Science & Policy

  • University of North Dakota (ND)

The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy in ESSP is to provide an integrated and creative learning environment that fosters intellectual growth, critical thinking, and practical engagement, especially in research ...

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PhD in Ecological Economics

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

The Ph.D. degree in Ecological Economics requires 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree and 60 beyond the Master's degree. The minimum residency requirement for the PhD is ...

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PhD in Environmental & Ecological Engineering

  • Purdue University (IN)

The PhD program offers highly qualified students the opportunity to work on environmental research using an interdisciplinary approach to complex issues.

The program is flexible, and designed to meet the ...

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PhD in Energy, Civil Infrastructure & Climate

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The objective of the Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate (ECIC) program is to educate a cadre of professionals who will be able to analyze from engineering, environmental, economic, and management ...

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PhD in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

Candidates for this degree must complete a total of 72 credits beyond the bachelor's degree. A minimum of 36 must be graduate coursework and a minimum of 30 must ...

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PhD in Engineering with a Concentration in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

Engineers use knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences to develop economical uses of materials and forces of nature for human benefit. The professional practice of engineering requires sophisticated skills ...

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PhD in Environment & Sustainability

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

This dissertation-based degree is for students who want an advanced education in researching 21st century sustainability challenges. Our PhD students attain a deep understanding of sustainability concepts while designing and ...

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PhD in Environment and Resources

  • Stanford University (CA)

E-IPER's Ph.D. requirements are updated annually and lay out a scaffold of advising meetings, core courses, program activities, and milestones to guide students' progress. Each student works with ...

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PhD in Environmental & Natural Resource Economics

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

The PhD program in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics consists of 72 credits, including core courses in economic theory, with an emphasis on aspects pertinent to natural ...

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PhD in Environmental Chemistry & Technology

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The Environmental Chemistry and Technology program offers advanced instruction and research training in environmental chemistry and environmental technology leading to the master of science and the doctor of philosophy. A ...

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PhD in Environmental Economics & Environmental Management

  • University of York

Rated second in the UK and 17th in the world for the impact of research, the Environment department at the University of York offers an outstanding, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)

A graduate program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy is offered with a major in civil engineering. Specific departmental requirements for the PhD include: A minimum of 72 semester hours ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Michigan State University (MI)

At the graduate level, separate degrees are offered in environmental engineering and related interdisciplinary areas. Graduate study in the environmental area prepares students with undergraduate background in science and engineering ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Oklahoma (OK)

CEES at OU has a longstanding tradition of excellence in graduate education in the environmental field and offers degrees at both the master's and doctoral levels.

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Civil & Environmental Engineering research establishes and advances the intellectual foundations of new fields of study. The program develops theory and improves understanding, and provides tools and techniques for solving ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Utah State University (UT)

Civil and environmental engineering is concerned with planning, designing, constructing, and operating various physical works; developing and utilizing natural resources in an environmentally sound manner; providing the infrastructure which supports ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Doctoral study provides the highest level of formal preparation before entering the engineering profession. It is both competitive and challenging and offers special opportunities for learning, research and offers special ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Original research is a primary component of a graduate program. Current fundamental environmental research will serve as the basis for solving the problems faced by future generations. Practical engineering research ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

Ph.D. applicants must choose a CEE discipline or specific field of study. After consulting with faculty, the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies grants or denies the applicant admission to ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

PhD DegreeDoctor of Philosophy students must complete a minimum of 21 graduate credits (400-level and above) beyond the Master's degree or 15 credits beyond the MS in Environmental Engineering ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Utah (UT)

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Houston (TX)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering requires 24 hours of course work beyond the Masters Degree. The student first registers as a post MS student until they pass the ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TX)

The Doctoral Program provides state-of-the-science engineering rigor and a broad base of environmental engineering fundamentals, policy, and advanced technology and research. Graduation from the Doctoral Program requires the successful completion ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

The Doctorate program in civil engineering with an environmental engineering emphasis is individually tailored to each student's needs and interest. Normally, a Master's degree in engineering is required ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (NY)

The Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Program is committed to solving the environmental problems of today and educating the engineers and researchers of tomorrow. The group has expertise in ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)

The Environmental Engineering graduate concentration at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering leads to an MS degree or PhD degree in Engineering with a concentration in Environmental Engineering. Within the ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Drexel University (PA)

The Environmental Engineering Graduate Program is a multi-disciplinary program covering many environmental issues and the methodologies engineers can employ to prevent environmental degradation and improve environmental conditions. Students come from ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

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Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

London, London
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NOLS

Lander, WY
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At NOLS we believe positive, ethical leaders change the world. Based on this belief, NOLS has become the leader in wilderness education. Our students explore remote wilderness and learn technical outdoor skills, leadership, and environmental ethics.

Strategic Energy Innovations

San Rafael, CA
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Helping communities embrace sustainability.

Sustainability Curriculum Consortium

Bethesda, MD
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The GREEN Program

Philadelphia, PA
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Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program creates short-term, experiential education programs focused on sustainable development. TGP's accredited model has attracted university students representing over 470 universities and 70 countries globally.