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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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NM)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program at New Mexico Tech provides a unique educational and research experience in the engineering and science of the natural environment and environmental protection. The plan ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, focuses on environmental pollution control, management, and protection of resources, including air, water and land. Through Distance Education and ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Cincinnati (OH)

The Environmental Engineering graduate program focuses on pollution control, pollution prevention, and the correction of pollution impacts on natural and/or human environments. The program includes coursework in drinking water ...

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MS 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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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

The Environmental Engineering Program at Yale University emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to solving environmental problems. Graduate students may pursue their educational and research interests across departmental lines and draw upon ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Montana State University (MT)

The Environmental Engineering program is a cooperative effort between the departments of Civil and Chemical Engineering. Faculty and students from both departments collaborate on research and coursework that draws upon ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The graduate program in Environmental Engineering provides a core background in water chemistry, environmental biology, and process dynamics. Advanced course work in water and wastewater treatment, bioremediation, pollutants and risk ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

The high level of research activity present in the department reflects our philosophy of providing graduate students with direct, first-hand experience within each specialty. Because of the extent of externally ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Central Florida (FL)

The Master's degrees offer students a chance to advance their knowledge above that of the undergraduate level, and a chance to begin to specialize in one of the sub-disciplines ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Oklahoma (OK)

The MES program is open to students with undergraduate degrees in the physical, natural, or life sciences or related disciplines who have completed certain minimum undergraduate coursework. The MS Env ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Florida State University (FL)

The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to teach the fundamentals of civil engineering science, analysis, design, and management to empower students to assume careers as ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The MS allows students to undertake advanced study in a selected area while developing breadth in related areas. This degree is increasingly being considered an entry-level requirement in some specialized ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The MS degree may be completed with or without a thesis. The MS degree requires 32 credit hours of graduate course credit if a thesis is part of the program ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Southern Methodist University (TX)

The MS in Environmental Science emphasizes the fundamental science and regulatory framework of the environmental field, while broadly addressing analysis and design of both technological and management-oriented solutions to environmental ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)

The preferred applicant for the MS in Environmental Engineering will posses a BS engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program, or foreign equivalent. Other BS degrees such as Physics ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The SDSU programs provide the scientific and technical knowledge to effectively tackle the environmental problems of not only the present but also the future. Environmental Engineers are needed in both ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)

This program has been designed to build upon a student's undergraduate background and provide additional depth and breadth in the challenging Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. In addition to ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

This research degree is open to students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or the physical or natural sciences. In addition to the satisfactory completion of an approved set of advanced ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Two main paths are available for obtaining the MS degree through the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program. The two paths are 1) the Research Option: MS in Environmental Engineering ...

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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Houston (TX)

Two Master of Science degrees are offered: the Master of Science Thesis degree and the Master of Science Non-Thesis degree. Admission to either program is competitive and requires a B ...

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MS in Environmental Management

  • Webster University (MO)

Webster University's Master of Science (MS ) in Environmental Management provides current and aspiring environmental managers with the tools and techniques to navigate the business aspects of environmental management. Upon ...

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MS in Environmental Planning & Management

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

This specialty emphasizes the relationships between environmental engineering/ science and public policy with a focus on decision-making tools and policy analysis, as well as emphasis on the role of economic ...

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MS in Environmental Policy

  • Drexel University (PA)

The goal of the program is to graduate policy analysts who have a strong commitment to environmental values, are scientifically and methodologically competent, and can work effectively in the democracy ...

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MS in Environmental Policy

  • Bard College (NY)

The Master of Science in environmental policy program takes place over the course of two years, and includes a 4-6 month internship and a Master's Thesis. Courses are designed ...

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MS in Environmental Policy & Management

  • American Public University System (Charlestown, WV) (WV)

This degree provides the student with curriculum and research opportunities in one of the world's most significant science and policy issues: the environment. Students will study ecosystems management, the ...

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MS in Environmental Politics & Governance

  • Clarkson University (NY)

A new graduate degree offered through the Institute for a Sustainable Environment prepares the next generation of environmental and energy policy analysts and experts who understand the complex socioeconomic and ...

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MS in Environmental Practice

  • Royal Roads University (BC)

Across the globe environmental professions continue to undergo significant growth and increase in relevance. Our 30 credit totally online Master of Science in Environmental Practice degree prepares students to advance ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Portland State University (OR)

A Master in Science (MS) degree requires the student to conduct a research project that demonstrates the ability to formulate a research hypothesis and a study design and prepare a ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Baylor University (TX)

Addressing complex global environmental problems requires an interdisciplinary approach. That's why Environmental Science at Baylor integrates into one department core areas of science. This creates an atmosphere of cooperation ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

Built on the concept that environmental issues are inherently interdisciplinary, the program is offered jointly by the department of biological sciences in the College of Science and by the department ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • University of Illinois, Springfield (IL)

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Environmental Sciences is designed to allow students to gain strong scientific understanding of ways to study, evaluate, and interpret environmental realities and ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas (NV)

The graduate program in Environmental Science fosters an understanding of interrelationships between disciplines in addition to requiring depth of study in specialized areas. It emphasizes the need to understand the ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • University of West Florida (FL)

The Masters in Environmental Science will provide students with advanced research and education in earth and environmental sciences. Departmental areas of concentration include: coastal science, geographic information science, hydrogeology, soil ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The Masters of Science in Environmental Science (MSES) is a two-year, 48-credit hour, professional research-oriented degree program. The School of Public and Environmental Affairs' (SPEA) MSES students receive excellent preparation ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The MS degree in environmental science includes a 15-hour core curriculum consisting of an ENVR 5303 (Issues in Environmental Sustainability) - which should be taken your first semester, ENVR 5123 (Environmental ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Jackson State University (LA)

The MS Environmental Science Program helps provide the student with the tools and knowledge to ask the proper questions and help provide acceptable answers. Research is needed in the federal ...

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MS in Environmental Science

  • Western Washington University (WA)

The objective of the MS in Environmental Science is to integrate chemical, physical, biological, and other specialized knowledge in order to understand, predict, and/or manage environmental responses brought about ...

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MS in Environmental Science & Engineering

  • Oregon Health & Science University (OR)

An MS in ESE prepares students for careers in environmental monitoring, restoration, management, and regulation. It also can be useful preparation for higher degrees in the environmental sciences, law, or ...

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MS in Environmental Science & Management

  • Duquesne University (PA)

The Master of Science in Environmental Science and Management (ESM) features a core of required classes in science, policy, and management that creates a strong foundation on which to build ...

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MS in Environmental Science & Policy

  • Plymouth State University (NH)

Environmental issues have multiple dimensions involving the natural, social, and physical sciences. In Plymouth State University's Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy graduate degree program, you'll ...

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MS in Environmental Science & Policy

  • George Mason University (VA)

The MS in environmental science and policy meets the increasing need for trained environmental professionals who can address the problems of land and water management, land use and urbanization, wetland ...

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MS in Environmental Sciences

  • Louisiana State University (LA)

LSU's Department of Environmental Sciences offers graduate students a wide range of classroom experiences, field research opportunities, and interactions with decision makers facing real-world environmental challenges. The faculty are ...

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MS in Environmental Sciences

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FL)

The Environmental Sciences Institutes offers opportunities for advanced study and research leading to the Master of Science degree in Environmental Sciences. The Master of Science degree is awarded to candidates ...

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MS in Environmental Sciences

  • Arkansas State University (AR)

The Masters of Science in Environmental Sciences (Thesis track) is designed to provide all students with a cross-disciplinary introduction to environmental science. Students are required to complete a Thesis project ...

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MS in Environmental Sciences

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The purpose of the ES Graduate Program is to develop scientists who will be able to analyze and understand environmental systems, predict environmental change, and participate in the management of ...

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MS in Environmental Sciences & Policy

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)

The Master of Science Program in Environmental Sciences and Policy combines required interdisciplinary core courses with a selection of specialized classes from across the University. The program is characterized by ...

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MS in Environmental Sciences & Policy

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)

The Masters of Science in Environmental Science and Policy is a springboard to leadership for environmental professionals. The program gives students a powerful understanding of where the sciences overlap and ...

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MS in Environmental Studies

  • Green Mountain College (VT)

Green Mountain College's Master of Science degree in Environmental Studies (MSES) is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in environmental science, law, policy, and organizing principles. Its ...

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MS in Environmental Studies

  • Kentucky State University (KY)

Kentucky State University’s Master of Science in Environmental Studies trains leaders to understand and solve environmental problems by applying critical thinking skills across disciplines. Learning to restore a balance ...

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MS in Environmental Studies

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

The degree requires completion of 36 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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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.

Programs and Initiatives

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Scores

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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.