Academic Programs

Introduction

AASHE’s academic programs listing is among the largest and most comprehensive public databases of academic programs in sustainability and related fields. It includes everything from professional certificates to doctoral degrees.

At a Glance

2457
Total Resources
632
Organizations
23
Countries
52
U.S. States & Territories
9
Canadian Provinces

Bars in graphs can be clicked to view resources that align with a particular category. Because a resource may be listed under multiple topics and disciplines, graph data may include higher total counts than what is indicated in total resources above.

2457 resources

Global Studies (PhD)

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

The PhD Program is a stand-alone degree (approximately 5-6 years). It provides an interdisciplinary degree for the study of global issues such as conflict, immigration, human rights, environment, and sustainable ...

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Literature and the Environment Specialization

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

How does literature affect environmental values and practices? Can a novel or poem make a more sustainable world? Environment literary criticism focuses on the ways in which literature shapes and ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Studies (BA & BS)

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

The Environmental Studies Program offers two degrees, bachelor of arts (B.A.) and bachelor of science (B.S.) in environmental studies. While both environmental studies majors are similar in that ...

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Environmental Policy & Natural Resource Management Concentration (MPA)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Studies in this concentration will combine skill-based courses in public policy, management, and environmental affairs with select training in the environmental sciences. Students will also develop a core area of ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Sustainability and Sustainable Development Concentration (MPA)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

With a concentration in Sustainability and Sustainable Development, students are prepared to help organizations and people strike a balance between meeting immediate needs and ensuring a secure, livable future. Study ...

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Geography, Climate and Environmental Change Specialization (MS)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Requirements are the same as for the M.S. in Geography, with the additional requirements of a minimum of 9 graduate credits in the field of climate and environmental change ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Graduate Minor

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The graduate minor will instruct students in theories and methods that combine the physical and social sciences on human dimensions of global environmental change (HDGEC). The curriculum will familiarize students ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Public Health, Environmental Health Concentration (MPH)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Students in this concentration gain technical skills for the development, implementation and evaluation of practices that seek to identify, prevent or minimize the adverse impact of environmental and occupational hazards ...

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Environmental Science (PhD)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

SPEA’s Ph.D. in Environmental Science Program provides skills and training in the basic and applied sciences to solve contemporary environmental problems. Students will research and learn how to ...

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Park and Public Lands Management (MSR)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

A Master of Science in Recreation degree with a major in Park and Public Lands Management provides students with approaches to managing land-based operations at the national, state, regional and ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Health (PhD)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The mission of this program is to educate the next generation of environmental health professionals to understand the influences and effects of environmental factors on human health and disease with ...

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Lake Management (MS)

  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)

SUNY Oneonta's M.S. in Lake Management curriculum trains students to become effective water resource management professionals. This innovative program blends scientific training in aquatic biology, limnology and quantitative ...

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Environmental Planning

  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)

Requires Students to take the following classes: Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Issues, Environmental Monitoring, Physical Geography of Global Environments, Environment Planning, and one other Geography course. Student must maintain a 2 ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Biology Minor

  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)

Requires Students to take the following classes: Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Issues, Environmental Monitoring, Technical Science Writing, Biology II, and General Ecology. Student must maintain a 2.0 GPA in the ...

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Geography (BS)

  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)

SUNY Oneonta’s geography program has three tracks: General Geography, Geographic Information Systems, and Urban and Regional Planning. Their mission is to give students a well-rounded perspective of geographic knowledge ...

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Environmental Sustainability (BS)

  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)

SUNY Oneonta's interdisciplinary major in Environmental Sustainability will prepare students to collaboratively and creatively develop solutions to the pressing challenges the world faces in dealing with global climate change ...

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Social and Environmental Justice Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Given the many ways both humans and our planet's environment suffer grievous harm, it is fitting to provide an examination of some of the major kinds of harm as ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems Minor is designed to be a hands-on interdisciplinary program with an emphasis on the study of the economic, social, and environmental aspects of various ...

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Geography (BA)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Geographers explore the physical earth, our interactions with it, and how through the interactions among and between people and the environment, in the context of space, we shape our world ...

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Biology (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

There’s more to a degree in the field of biology than a career in medicine. At UW-Platteville, students can affordably experience all the intricate aspects of biology and gear ...

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Environmental Horticulture (BA/BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Environmental horticulture is the art and science of cultivating plants for human health and beautification of our environment. Our environmental horticulture curriculum concentrates on the practical application of theoretical concepts ...

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Reclamation, Environment and Conservation (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

Reclamation, Environment and Conservation(REC) is an interdisciplinary program of applied scientific practices for restoring, reclaiming, and managing degraded habitats, landscapes, and ecosystems. Historically, REC emphasized mining-related impacts to land ...

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Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (WI)

The study of sustainability and renewable energy systems (SRES) addresses the concerns of world resources, including energy and renewable energy, and their social, economic, and environmental impacts.

The sustainability and ...

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Geological Sciences (MS)

  • Binghamton University (NY)

Geological Sciences comprises thirteen faculty with research interests in Environmental Geosciences; Sedimentology and Surficial Processes; Geochemistry and Petrology; Structural Geology and Basin Analysis. There are a number of different perspectives ...

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Watershed Studies and Management Certificate

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Graduate Certificate in Watershed Studies and Management offers graduate students working in a relevant disciplinary area an opportunity to receive special recognition for interdisciplinary work related to watersheds. At ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainability Engineering Minor

  • Binghamton University (NY)

This is a 21-credit hour (not including prerequisites) minor degree for Engineering majors. Core courses include Introduction to Sustainable Engineering and Design, Engineering Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Development: Ecosystems for Engineers ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Urban Revitalization Certificate

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Certificate in Urban Revitalization provides specialized training in the techniques and processes of city and neighborhood revitalization. Topics include adaptive reuse of buildings, historic preservation, real estate market analysis ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies (MS)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The goal of the M.S. in Environmental Studies is to provide an interdisciplinary master’s degree program in environmental studies that emphasizes the critical links between environmental life sciences ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies (MEnvs)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The goal of the Master of Environmental Studies (M.Envs.) degree program is to provide an interdisciplinary master’s degree program in environmental studies that emphasizes the critical links between ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Urban & Regional Studies Minor

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The minor in Urban & Regional Studies may be combined with another major, providing students the opportunity for a diverse learning experience. The Minor may help prepare students for careers ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Sustainable Innovation Certificate

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Certificate in Sustainable Innovation is designed to provide students in any VCU baccalaureate program the option of adding a formal certificate program in sustainability and sustainable approaches to problem-solving ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The minor in environmental studies provides an overview of the field that offers an intrinsically interesting way for many students to organize elective course work while gaining knowledge important to ...

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Urban & Regional Studies (BS)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies provides a solid foundation for professional work or advanced study aimed at addressing some of the most important challenges and issues ...

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Environmental Studies (BS)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies prepares students for careers in the environmental field, including government service, nonprofit management and employment in private industry. VCU's curriculum also provides ...

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International Studies Globilization & Sustainability Concentration (BA)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

International Studies is an interdisciplinary major that seeks to help students attain a well-rounded understanding of global developments and trends and to prepare them to succeed in the globalized world ...

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Food Studies Certificate (FDST)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

Food studies is the critical examination of food—the evolution of its procurement, production, consumption and cultural meanings within the contexts of the natural and social sciences and humanities. It ...

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Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate (SINE)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

Dickinson’s certificate in social innovation and entrepreneurship (SINE) is about change and creating pathways for student-led change in our world. The SINE certificate was developed to focus this effort ...

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Earth Sciences (BS)

  • Dickinson College (PA)

The earth sciences span and integrate the five major Earth systems: the atmosphere, the oceans, the soils, the organisms and the solid earth both past and present. The earth sciences ...

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Chemistry BS

  • Siena Heights University (MI)

Siena Heights University and the Department of Chemistry are adopting green chemistry in their chemistry major and non-major courses, and are looking to bring green chemistry into their unique co-op ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Environmental Policy Concentration, Master of Public Affairs (MPA)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Fellows concentrating in Environmental Policy tailor their courses to gain an understanding of current economic, social, political, technical and legal issues regarding the restoration and ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Sustainable Energy Graduate Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

Meeting the energy needs of the present and future global population is a grand challenge for the 21st century. This will hasten an improvement in lifestyles of those from developing ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics Minor is one of three applied economics minors offered at the The Dyson School. Applied economics minors are available to all undergraduate students at ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Environmental & Sustainability Sciences Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

Students seeking a minor in Environmental & Sustainability Science will customize a course of study that will allow them to develop a basic knowledge of biological, physical and social scientific ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Natural Resources (MS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Graduate training emphasizes developing broad-based knowledge necessary to manage natural resources. The Field of Natural Resources encompasses a broad range of sub-disciplines, including:

• Applied Ecology • Conservation Biology • Ecosystem Biology and ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Design and Environmental Analysis (BA)

  • Cornell University (NY)

D+EA combines innovative design thinking with insightful design research to understand how our daily lives are impacted by the built environment. Through multidisciplinary training in human-centered design, environmental psychology ...

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Sustainable Tourism Certificate

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The graduate certificate in sustainable tourism, offered by the School of Community Resources and Development, is intended for professionals who work in or desire to work in the tourism industry ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Complex Adaptive Systems Science Concentration

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Complex adaptive systems science is the study of interactive and dynamic systems that change over time, producing their own emergent properties. The complex adaptive systems science graduate certificate can be ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Wetland Science and Management Certificate

  • Louisiana State University (LA)

The Departments of Environmental Sciences and Oceanography and Coastal Sciences of the College of the Coast & Environment jointly offer a graduate minor in Wetland Science and Management. The minor ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Natural Resource Ecology & Management (BS)

  • Louisiana State University (LA)

The School of Renewable Natural Resources offers a B.S in Natural Resource Ecology and Management. The curriculum is diverse with opportunities to study wetlands, wildlife, conservation biology, fisheries, aquaculture ...

  • Posted Nov. 2, 2018
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Environmental Science (MS)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The MS in Environmental Science provides a framework for advanced study and research. A thesis is required, and students in the program may pursue any topic approved by a thesis ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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