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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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 (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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Curriculum Partners

FIE: Foundation for International Education

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NOLS

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Strategic Energy Innovations

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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.