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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Master of Sustainability - MBA Dual Degree Program

  • Chatham University (PA)

Chatham University's Falk School of Sustainability Master of Sustainability program, in partnership with Chatham's MBA program, has developed a dual degree program that prepares graduates for sustainability management ...

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MBA & MS in Natural Resources & Environment

  • University of Michigan (MI)

The dual degree program confers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree from the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from ...

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MS in Environment & Resources

  • Stanford University (CA)

Students may not apply directly for the MS in Environment and Resources degree. The MS is an option exclusively for M.B.A. students in the Graduate School of Business ...

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Bright Green MBA

  • Alliant International University (CA)

The Bright Green MBA program is an adaptation of the existing MBA program at the Marshall Goldsmith School of Management. The core MBA curriculum is woven into a sequence of ...

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Civil & Environmental Engineering (MS)

  • Stanford University (CA)

Within the Environmental Fluid Mechanics & Hydrology Program, the focus is on the movement of surface and groundwater and, jointly with Environmental Engineering and Science, atmospheric related topics (discussed below ...

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Climate Change and Environmental Policy MSc

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)

This programme provides a unique combination of training on the physical, social and policy aspects of climate change and on broader environmental policy and governance. Students receive a solid foundation ...

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Community Development & Planning (MA)

  • Clark University (MA)

The Community Development and Planning (CDP) program prepares current and future community development practitioners, activists, and scholars to take on the challenges and struggles facing urban areas in the United ...

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Critical Environmental Education Cohort (M Ed.)

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

This two-year (7 academic terms) program of study explores core themes of relational learning, social and environmental justice, local and global tensions/ possibilities, and literature and the arts in learning ...

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Energy Science, Technology & Policy (MS)

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

Carnegie Mellon's Energy Science, Technology and Policy (EST&P) program offers a distinctive Master of Science based in engineering, aligned with new discoveries in science, attuned to sustainability and the ...

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Environment & Community MA Program

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

The Environment & Community MA Program is a two-year, interdisciplinary graduate program focused on understanding and advancing sustainability and community resilience within the context of social and environmental change at ...

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Environment and Development MSc

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)

Sustainable economic development and environmental management are two key challenges facing the world today. This course enables students to investigate the challenges associated with achieving development that is environmentally, socially ...

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Environmental & Resource Management Master

  • Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Environmental and Resource Management is an application-oriented Master programme. It is conceived as a consecutive study and is meant to complement the BTU's Environmental and Resource Management Bachelor programme ...

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Environmental Engineering (MS)

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The two-year MS in Environmental Engineering has as its primary objective the development of students' understanding of the subject matter through an emphasis on either research (Plan A) or a ...

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Environmental Engineering & Science (MEng, MS)

  • Clemson University (SC)

Environmental engineering and science is concerned with the characterization and control of environmental pollution. Emphasis is placed on applying the fundamental principles of the basic engineering sciences through research and ...

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Environmental Law (LLM)

  • University of Nottingham

Since its introduction in 1987, our LLM programme has continued to grow in popularity and prestige. Offering a wide and diverse range of over 50 options, the programme now attracts ...

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Environmental Law (LLM)

  • Australian National University

The Master of Laws in Environmental Law gives students the opportunity to study an array of specialist courses, within both Australian and international contexts, examining not just the letter of ...

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Environmental Leadership Master of Environmental Management

  • Duke University (NC)

The Duke Environmental Leadership Master of Environmental Management (DEL-MEM) is an innovative, online two-year degree program designed specifically for mid-career environmental professionals and business executives. Students continue to pursue their ...

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Environmental Management Concentration (MS in Technology)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Graduates are prepared for work in industrial settings, utilities, environmental regulatory agencies, environmental engineering or industrial hygiene consulting firms, and NGOs or other agencies involved with environmental management. Students can ...

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Environmental Planning & Natural Resource Management Specialization (Master of Urban & Regional Planning)

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Master's of Science in Planning (MSP) degree is the professional degree of most planners in the United States. The more than 900 MSP graduates from our program since ...

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Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management (MS)

  • The New School (NY)

Sustainability Management focuses on assuring an organization's enduring environmental, social, and financial health through comprehensive and balanced attention to its system of resources and stakeholders. A firm's chief ...

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Environmental Science (MS)

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

The Environmental Science (MS) program prepares students for a career as an environmental professional or for those wishing to enter a PhD program. The program is designed to meet the ...

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Environmental Studies (MA/MS)

  • 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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Environmental Studies (MS)

  • College of Charleston (SC)

The MES Program at the College of Charleston has been designed to provide students with an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems through graduate level studies of both ...

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Executive Master in Sustainability Leadership

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Executive Master's for Sustainability Leadership at Arizona State University teaches organizational leadership skills through the lens of sustainability. It provides working mid-career professionals with practical, actionable tools to ...

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Executive Master of Natural Resources - Leadership in Sustainability

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

Sustainability requires innovation and leadership, on the part of public and private partners working together to solve complex problems at multiple scales. The Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) program ...

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Global Green MBA

  • University of Haifa

Israel is rated as one of the most advanced countries in the world for the management of water and renewable energy resources, and a leader in developing innovative and sustainable ...

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Global Master in Development Practice (MDP)

  • Columbia University (NY)

The Global Master's in Development Practice (MDP), an interdisciplinary graduate degree program, prepares students to better identify and address the challenges of sustainable development. MDP programs generally consist of ...

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Green MBA

  • San Francisco Institute of Architecture (CA)

There is a vast expansion of the market for environmental management expertise and skills. These skills are needed throughout the business world, including nonprofits and government agencies, the construction and ...

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International & Development Economics Joint Degree (MA)

  • Yale University (CT)

Natural resources are important to economic development. Basic industries depend on forests, water, minerals, and hydrocarbons. Without careful management, the byproducts of development can despoil local environments, with consequent costs ...

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International Master in Environmental Management & Sustainability

  • James Madison University (VA)
  • University of Malta (Northern Harbor District)

The master's program in Environmental Management and Sustainability is an accelerated, immersion 12-month international dual degree program. Students completing the program receive a Master of Science degree from both ...

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International Master in Environmental Studies & Sustainability Science

  • Lund University

Its objective is to prepare students with the knowledge and competencies to actively contribute to long-term ecological and socio-economic sustainability. LUMES is designed to build on the previous knowledge, skills ...

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Law & Environmental Science (MSc)

  • University of Nottingham

This interdisciplinary programme is designed to provide an opportunity to explore the interplay between scientific knowledge and law. Students may take courses that address the international legal response to the ...

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LLM Energy & Environment

  • Tulane University (LA)

Since 1979, Tulane has taken a lead role in environmental legal education and the training of well-prepared environmental lawyers. Tulane offers a concentration in environmental law at the JD level ...

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LLM in Energy & Environmental Law

  • George Washington University (DC)

A minimum of 16 credit hours from the following courses is required. For U.S. law school graduates this requirement must include 4 credits graded on the basis of research ...

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LLM in Energy, Environment, & Natural Resources Law

  • University of Houston (TX)

The UH Law Center's LLM program in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law trains lawyers to handle the complex legal and policy issues that surround three areas: energy production ...

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LLM in Environmental & Natural Resources Law

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The University of Oregon offers a select group of students the opportunity to earn an LLM in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. The Oregon LLM combines :a small class size ...

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LLM in Environmental & Natural Resources Law & Policy

  • University of Denver (CO)

Our program is unique in terms of the number and variety of domestic and international course offerings. The curriculum emphasizes both theoretical and experiential knowledge and students can explore practical ...

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LLM in Environmental & Resources Law

  • University of Utah (UT)

The LLM program is a full-time one-year program providing advanced training in environmental and natural resources law. Each year 6 to 12 students enroll in the program, hailing from various ...

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LLM in Environmental Law

  • Pace University (NY)

Pace’s LLM in environmental law prepares lawyers to address the scientific, economic and political forces that shape the environment and to work for outcomes that protect our natural surroundings ...

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LLM in Environmental Law

  • Golden Gate University (CA)

The LLM (Legum Magister - Master of Laws) in Environmental Law Program serves law graduates and attorneys from the US and abroad. This program provides a unique opportunity to combine advanced ...

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LLM in Environmental Law

  • De Montfort University

The LLM in Environmental Law and Practice builds on the considerable expertise of the Law School in this specialist area, and is open to law and non-law graduates or professionals ...

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LLM in Environmental Law & Human Rights

  • Aberystwyth University

The Aberystwyth LLM course in Environmental and Human Rights Law is your opportunity to engage with two of the most dominant current global concerns – the environment and human rights. You ...

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LLM in Environmental Law & Management

  • Aberystwyth University

The Environmental Law and Management LLM will suit students that wish to: study an area of law with urgent contemporary significance and practical relevance; develop a critical appreciation of legal ...

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LLM in Environmental Law & Natural Resources Law

  • Lewis & Clark College (OR)

Lewis & Clark's overall environmental law program was founded in 1970 and is consistently ranked as one of the best in the United States by U.S. News and ...

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LLM in Environmental Law & Policy

  • University College London (London)

All LLM Law students can choose modules from this area of specialism. If students choose to study Environmental Law and Policy as a specialist degree, they should choose modules. To ...

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LLM in Environmental Law & Policy

  • University of Kent

The LLM in Environmental Law and Policy provides detailed knowledge of the role of legal instruments as a means of giving effect to environmental policy at national, European Community and ...

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LLM in Environmental Law & Sustainable Development

  • University of Dundee

The programme aims to give law graduates and others a conceptual understanding of the main legal issues related to environmental regulation as well as knowledge of the subject sufficient to ...

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LLM in Environmental Regulation & Sustainable Development

  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)

The Masters programme in Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development is aimed at students with an interest in environmental law and regulation and is designed to allow students to specialise in ...

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LLM in Human Rights

  • St. Thomas University (FL)

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

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LLM in Natural Resources Law & International Environmental Law

  • University of Iceland

The LLM in Natural Resources Law and International Environmental Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Iceland is inspired by Iceland's unique natural setting and legal history within ...

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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.