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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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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 (MA)

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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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Ph.D. program in Environmental Engineering is open to students with degrees in engineering or sciences. Students with degrees in other fields may be admitted based on the recommendation ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

The PhD degree is a research-oriented degree that requires some coursework combined with intensive research. The program is flexible in content, depending on the student and the advisor. However, certain ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Delaware (DE)

The PhD in Civil Engineering is aimed at training the graduate student in research within a chosen topic. Although it is possible for students to study toward a PhD directly ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

This research degree includes the preparation of a dissertation that carefully documents the original contribution of the student’s research. The Ph.D. program consists of a total of 72 ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

Yale's Engineering Program offers students an interdisciplinary experience in a supportive and flexible environment. Graduate students develop their own course of study and research in consultation with an advisory ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering & Science

  • University of Iowa (IA)

PhD degree programs require the development of a high level of competence in environmental engineering and science through a combination of course work and research. The degree programs are more ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering & Science

  • Clemson University (SC)

The PhD program provides students with a comprehensive background in the fundamental aspects of environmental engineering and/or science. The major field of study is generally interdisciplinary in nature, consisting ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering & Sciences

  • Rice University (TX)

The Ph.D. degree in CEE has two sub tracks: (1) Civil Engineering (CE) and (2) Environmental Engineering and Sciences (EES). In both cases, to earn a PhD degree, students ...

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PhD in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Environmental Engineering and Science program has a distinguished history of educating future academic and industry leaders, preparing students for professional practice and advancing fundamental and applied environmental research. Through ...

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PhD in Environmental Planning

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The program in environmental planning and urban design is offered for students who want to pursue scholarly and research work beyond the master's level. Emphasis in this program is ...

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PhD in Environmental Policy

  • Duke University (NC)

The UPEP PhD program is jointly administered by the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy. It draws on the extensive resources of both schools ...

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PhD in Environmental Science

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The doctoral program in environmental science equips students with skills and training in the basic and applied sciences with the objectives of improving society's understanding of environmental problems and ...

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PhD in Environmental Science

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The mission of the environmental science graduate program at OSU-Tulsa is to provide interdisciplinary understanding of, and appreciation for, the interdependent relationships between human and natural systems, and the skills ...

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PhD in Environmental Science

  • Drexel University (PA)

The PhD degree can be pursued in fields related to the expertise of the core faculty. Students work closely with one or more faculty members in mastering their chosen area ...

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PhD in Environmental Science

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)

This is a research-oriented degree intended for full-time students. Although courses may be taken on a part-time basis, a minimum of one year of full-time residency is typically required for ...

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PhD in Environmental Science & Engineering

  • Oregon Health & Science University (OR)

A Doctor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Engineering (ESE) is offered by the Division of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems in close cooperation with the Center for Coastal Margin ...

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PhD in Environmental Science & Engineering

  • University of Texas at San Antonio (TX)

The Department of Civil Engineering (CE) offers a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science and Engineering. It draws on the technical expertise of both the College of Engineering and the ...

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PhD in Environmental Science & Management

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

The Bren School’s PhD program is designed to develop the broad knowledge, analytical powers, technical skills, and creative thinking demanded of leaders in Environmental Science and Management. The program ...

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PhD in Environmental Science & Public Policy

  • George Mason University (VA)

This interdisciplinary program draws on faculty and expertise from the Environmental Science and Policy core faculty as well as from the departments of Molecular and Microbiology, Public and International Affairs ...

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PhD in Environmental Science, Studies, & Policy

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Environmental Studies Program offers a master of science (M.S.) or master of arts (M.A.) degree in Environmental Studies and a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in Environmental ...

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PhD in Environmental Sciences

  • Arkansas State University (AR)

he Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science is designed to provide all students with a cross-disciplinary introduction to environmental science. Students are required to complete the PhD core course requirements ...

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PhD in Environmental Sciences

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FL)

The Ph.D. degree program in the Environmental Sciences Institute will prepare scientists to confront environmental issues, which can be resolved only through innovative basic and applied research. The degree ...

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PhD in Environmental Sciences

  • Oregon State University (OR)

To encourage the development of interdisciplinary ES Graduate Study Programs, guidelines for course selection are flexible. PhD students must complete 108 graduate credits. A program of study for PhD students ...

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PhD in Environmental Sciences & Engineering

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The PhD is intended for students with a strong background in the sciences or engineering and prepares graduates for careers in basic and applied research, education, advanced practice, and management ...

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PhD in Environmental Studies

  • University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

Established in 1994, the Doctoral program* in the Department of Environmental Studies at UCSC emphasizes close faculty-student interactions, department-wide intellectual exchange, and cross-discipline innovation. The goal of our Ph.D ...

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PhD in Environmental Studies

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

The degree requires completion of 32 course credit hours as follows: a common core consisting of two broad introductory three-credit courses (ENVS 5000, Science Policy and Values and ENVS 5100 ...

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PhD in Environmental Studies

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

The Ph.D. program provides a unique opportunity to develop integrative research within a strong college community of environmental analysts and to draw upon the expertise of scholars at Syracuse ...

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PhD in Environmental Studies

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)

This doctoral program challenges environmental professionals and independent scholars to find solutions for contemporary and future environmental problems. The program is broad enough to provide a rigorous foundation in environmental ...

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PhD in Geography & Environmental Engineering

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

A DoGEE PhD student will explore the current state of knowledge in his or her field. Information and ideas developed by others are critically examined and placed in proper context ...

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PhD in Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities

  • Walden University (MN)

With this specialization, students will learn how to create and maintain sustainable communities that are environmentally sound, economically prosperous, and socially equitable. Explore the interrelated elements that make a community ...

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PhD in Natural Resource Sciences

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The School of Natural Resources offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences. The broad diversity of climate, habitat, hydrology, soils ...

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PhD in Natural Resources & Sustainability

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

Offered Jointly by the UAF School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, and School of ManagementThe PhD in Natural Resources and Sustainability is a new UAF doctoral program in natural ...

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PhD in Planning with a Specialization in Environment & Sustainability Planning

  • University of Toronto (ON)

The PhD program is taken in the following broad fields: physical geography and natural systems, environmental geography and resource management, urban/economic geography, historical/social/cultural geography and spatial information ...

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PhD in Planning, Design & the Built Environment

  • Clemson University (SC)

The PhD Program in Planning, Design and the Built Environment focuses on preparing the next generation of academics and professions for diverse and complex challenges of an interdisciplinary nature. The ...

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PhD in Plant & Soil Sciences

  • University of Vermont (VT)

The department of Plant and Soil Sciences at UVM offers several Master's degree options, including: Agroecology, Agronomy, Ecological Landscape Design, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Food Systems. Current ...

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PhD in Resource Management & Sustainable Development

  • West Virginia University (WV)

The Division of Resource Management offers graduate studies leading to the degree of PhD in Resource Management and Sustainable Development. This doctoral program offers four areas of emphasis: Natural Resource ...

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PhD in Resources, Environment & Sustainability

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The PhD program provides a candidate, with demonstrated academic and research ability, an opportunity to develop and strengthen his/her research capabilities and knowledge to a more advanced level. The ...

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PhD in Sustainability

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The PhD in Sustainability engages scientists and leaders in research to investigate the urgent sustainability challenges of the 21st century. The flexible, interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to ...

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PhD in Sustainability

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

GIS's Ph.D. in Sustainability degree was established in September 2008. This broadly defined multidisciplinary program is designed for students who are driven to become sustainability change agents within ...

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PhD in Sustainability Education

  • Prescott College (AZ)

Prescott College offers a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. ) in Education with a concentration in Sustainability Education. Sustainability Education focuses on global citizenship and promotes environmental responsibility. This low-residency, four-year ...

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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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