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

2319
Total Resources
619
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.

2319 resources

Sustainability Minor

  • Emmanuel College (MA)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MA)
  • Massachusetts College of Art (MA)
  • Simmons University (MA)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA)

The Colleges of the Fenway Minor in Sustainability is embedded in the international recognition that unsustainable pressures resulting from human activity threaten the natural systems on which human existence depends ...

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Forestry and Natural Resources Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

A minor in Forestry and Natural Resources is for students who are interested in learning about the conservation and restoration of the earth's natural resources through hands-on study of ...

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Sustainable Technology BS

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Technology helps students develop the skills needed to design, build and maintain technological systems that will help create a more sustainable world.

In ...

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Environmental Earth Science Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Environmental Earth Science minor focuses broadly on the natural sciences, using earth science as a base to expand outward. Interrelationships are key to this course of study and the ...

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Minor in Sustainable Technology

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Sustainable Technology reflects an approach to technological development, characterized by creative and sound engineering, that recognizes the social, environmental, political, economic, and technical aspects of a proposed technological solution to ...

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Environmental Engineering Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Environmental Engineering Science (EES) minor is an interdisciplinary program pairing engineering fundamentals with courses in the environmental and natural sciences. The EES curriculum provides a broader foundation in the ...

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Sustainable Building Systems Concentration (Building Sciences BS)

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Energy efficiency matters. As state and federal agencies prioritize energy efficiency, they need leaders who understand how buildings work and how to find ways to make them work better.

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Environmental Economics & Policy Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Students may pursue a minor in Environmental Economics and Policy as an adjunct to their chosen major field. This program offers interested students an opportunity to explore aspects of economic ...

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Indigenous Nations and Native American Studies BA/BS

  • Portland State University (OR)

The major focuses on critical studies and practices of Tribal race theory, decolonizing methodologies, traditional and cultural ecological knowledge, and contemporary themes, such as community health, food sovereignty, Indigenous land ...

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Conservation and Resource Studies Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Conservation and Resource Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed for those who are interested in environmental issues and areas of interaction among natural resources, population, energy, technology, societal institutions, and ...

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Sustainable Design Minor

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Sustainable design implies making decisions at various scales of the built environment (buildings, communities, land use patterns, urban support systems) in ways that support environmental quality, social equity, and economic ...

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Sustainable Environmental Design (BA)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The sustainable environmental design major recognizes that the emergent, multidisciplinary field of sustainability science is growing rapidly. As the world population urbanizes, the planning and design of resilient, resource-efficient, healthy ...

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Sustainability Professional Studies Certificate

  • Boston College (MA)

With a six-course curriculum offered entirely online, this program comprises courses such as Sustainability Science, Energy in the 21st Century, Water Resources, and Building Green Buildings. Students are exposed to ...

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Geophysics (MS)

  • Boston College (MA)

The Geophysics program stresses a strong background in the earth sciences, as well as the ability to carry out research. It prepares students for successful careers as geoscientists in the ...

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Geology (MS)

  • Boston College (MA)

The Geology (MS) program stresses a strong background in the earth sciences, as well as the ability to carry out research. It prepares students for successful careers as geoscientists in ...

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Faith, Peace and Justice minor

  • Boston College (MA)

The Faith, Peace and Justice minor offers students the opportunity to explore, in an interdisciplinary manner, how their own serious questions about faith, peace and justice are related to concrete ...

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Managing for Social Impact and the Public Good Minor

  • Boston College (MA)

The interdisciplinary minor in Managing for Social Impact and the Public Good seeks to provide Boston College undergraduate students with a well-defined, interdisciplinary program of study focused on analyzing the ...

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Environmental Geoscience (BS)

  • Boston College (MA)

The field of Environmental Geoscience is interdisciplinary and evolving. This bachelor of science program serves as an excellent major for students who wish to concentrate in the scientific aspects of ...

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GIS Certicate

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The program objective is to certify a student's satisfactory completion of a series of courses designed for professional GIS training and education at Stockton University. GIS is becoming increasingly ...

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Marine Science (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Stockton's Marine Science (MARS) program encompasses two general areas of study: Marine Biology and Oceanography. The program is interdisciplinary and requires student competence in several areas of science. A ...

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Geology Minor

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Students in Stockton’s Geology (GEOL) program have the ability to explore the traditional disciplines of the geosciences while engaging in interdisciplinary subjects such as geophysics, geomorphology, environmental geology, coastal ...

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Geology (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Students in Stockton’s Geology (GEOL) program have the ability to explore the traditional disciplines of the geosciences while engaging in interdisciplinary subjects such as geophysics, geomorphology, environmental geology, coastal ...

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Environmental Sciences Minor

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The Environmental Science Program provides a broad understanding of how physical, biological and human components of the environment interact to prepare students to become environmental professionals.

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Environmental Science (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The Environmental Science Program (ENVL) provides a broad understanding of how physical, biological and human components of the environment interact to prepare students to become environmental professionals.

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Sustainability (BA/BS)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The degree in Sustainability (SUST) allows students to develop a broad, interdisciplinary education, while also achieving focused expertise in a career field. With a curriculum that integrates the natural sciences ...

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Peace Studies Minor

  • Lewis University (IL)

This program critically engages students in addressing contemporary social justice problems and building "just peace." The minor includes course options in communications, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, social work, sociology ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • Lewis University (IL)

An environmental science minor provides a solid background in environmental issues to better prepare students to work in their field with an understanding of sustainability. 19 hours of coursework are ...

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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Lewis University (IL)

The Environmental Science, B.A. is designed for students who plan on working with non-profits, or plan to study environmental Law. Coursework in this degree program include work in the ...

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Oceanography (PhD)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Scripps Oceanography PhD program is organized into three separate academic programs: the Climate-Ocean-Atmosphere Program; Geosciences of the Earth, Oceans, and Planets; and the Ocean Biosciences Program. Each of these ...

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Environmental Systems Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

A minor in Environmental Systems will expose students to the interdisciplinary approach necessary to address environmental problems. The program places a strong emphasis on a rigorous natural science foundation.

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Studies minor offers students from every major a basic grounding in the scientific, technical, social, and cultural issues presented by the interaction of human beings with their environment ...

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Urban Studies and Planning Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The USP Program is an undergraduate community of students with diverse interests and goals. The program provides students with a variety of approaches and tools to understand the development, character ...

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Urban Studies and Planning (BA)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The USP Program is an undergraduate community of students with diverse interests and goals. The program provides students with a variety of approaches and tools to understand the development, character ...

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Environmental Chemistry (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Students have an option of earning a B.S. in the Environmental Chemistry that is ACS-Certified or not. The ACS certified version is recommended for those who intend to apply ...

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Earth Sciences Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Earth sciences encompass broad scientific study of the origin and evolution of the earth system and its life forms. The Earth Sciences minor embraces a wide range of topics, including ...

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Marine Science Minor

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The minor curriculum is designed to complement the strong disciplinary training of UCSD basic science majors by providing a broad interdisciplinary perspective with an environmental focus. Ocean-related science is relevant ...

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Oceanic and Atmospheric Studies (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Undergraduates in the Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences major will develop an understanding of the fundamental physics and chemistry governing the ocean and atmosphere. The major engages students in a wide ...

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Earth Sciences (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Earth sciences encompass broad scientific study of the origin and evolution of the earth system and its life forms. The Earth Sciences major embraces a wide range of topics, including ...

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Marine Biology (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

Undergraduates in this major will develop an understanding of the biology of marine organisms and the biological and physical processes that affect these organisms, their populations, and their coastal and ...

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Environmental Science (PSM)

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The Professional Science Master's (PSM) in Environmental Science offers working professionals and qualified undergraduates an education that is multidisciplinary and applications-oriented, preparing graduates for professional advancement in the business ...

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Energy Certificate

  • Stockton University (NJ)

Energy Studies is an interdisciplinary program. It is designed to educate students in the multifaceted problems associated with energy use in our society and to pose methods for possible solutions ...

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Environmental Systems (BA/BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Systems Program recognizes the growing demand for environmental specialists and is designed to prepare undergraduates to enter a broad spectrum of environmental careers and graduate programs in, for ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Boston College (MA)

The Environmental Studies Program provides students with an understanding of the issues facing the planet as they strive to develop paths toward a sustainable future, from perspectives in the social ...

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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • University of California, San Diego (CA)

The Environmental Engineering program within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at UCSD is a modern interpretation of this rapidly changing field. Unlike the classical environmental engineering topics ...

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Nature, Culture, Sustainability Studies (MA)

  • Rhode Island School of Design (RI)

Students in RISD’s Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies MA program develop scholarly expertise in the rapidly evolving field of interdisciplinary environmental studies. Working closely with faculty experts in the environmental ...

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Environmental Science (MS)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

The objective of the program is to provide the educational background needed by engineers and scientists who will be coping with the complex problems of water and air pollution, flood ...

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Civil Engineering (MSE)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

Through the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science prospective students can earn a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) in Civil Engineering and have the option of ...

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Civil Engineering & Environmental Science (BSE)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

Civil engineering is all about sustainably helping people and the natural world. LMU students may specialize in Water Resources, Environment, Structural and Construction, Geotechnical, Transportation, and Sustainability.

  • Posted July 26, 2018
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

The Environmental Science major is a rigorous interdisciplinary program involving course work in biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science and engineering. The curriculum for the major involves courses that will ...

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Urban Studies (BA)

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)

Urban Studies majors examine urbanization and its associated social, cultural, economic, and demographic processes. They look at the structures and expressions of urbanization and urban life associated with modern and ...

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