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

2477
Total Resources
635
Organizations
22
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.

2477 resources

Natural Resources Conservation (BS)

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

In the Natural Resources Conservation major students learn about the ecology of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and how these systems can be managed to conserve biodiversity and protect ecosystem functions ...

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Sustainable Community Development (BS)

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

In the Sustainable Community Development major, students can explore a variety of perspectives on creating a more sustainable world through planning and design. The planning and design of a sustainable ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Sustainable Business Certificate

  • Seattle University (WA)

The Sustainable Business Certificate will prepare you to lead firms to achieve acceptable profitability, while reducing their environmental footprints and assuring ongoing contributions to their communities. There are options to ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Marine and Conservation Biology (BS)

  • Seattle University (WA)

The bachelor of science (BS) major in marine and conservation biology allows students to develop an appreciation for the marine environments and ecology and conservation efforts. The curriculum includes several ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Seattle University (WA)

Environmental Studies coursework in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to critically assess and address complex environmental challenges.

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Environmental Engineering Minor

  • Seattle University (WA)

The Minor in Environmental Engineering provides a strong foundation in the areas of mathematics, basic and engineering sciences, and the humanities and social sciences.

It encourages further self development and ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Environmental Science Minor

  • Seattle University (WA)

The Environmental Studies minor has coursework in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, plus Geographic Information Systems.

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Civil Engineering with a Specialization in Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • Seattle University (WA)

The civil engineering program provides a strong foundation in mathematics, basic and engineering sciences, the humanities and social sciences. The environmental specialization gives prepares students for a career in developing ...

  • Posted Dec. 21, 2018
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Sustainable Urbanism (DrSU)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The Doctor of Sustainable Urbanism (DrSU) is a post-professional applied research degree intended to prepare professionals and advanced urban design students for careers in multidisciplinary, evidence-based sustainable urban design and ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Sustainability Certificate

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The Certificate in Sustainability provides an interdisciplinary foundation to understanding and addressing today’s most pressing and complex social, environmental and economic challenges.

This certificate covers the broad sustainability knowledge ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Interdisciplinary Environmental Analysis Minor

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

This minor was developed to prepare students to tackle real-world environmental challenges by providing more robust opportunities for interdisciplinary knowledge and skill development. The minor is structured to provide students ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

Includes introductory-level courses and a wide degree of choice in elective categories. Pairs easily with many majors to provide interdisciplinary exposure.

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Policy (BA)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

Students who major in Environmental Policy will be required to complete 40 graded units (13 classes) distributed as follows. Sixteen units come from required foundation courses. Nine units come from ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Biology (BS)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The Environmental biology major will provide students with courses and research experiences that will poise them to become scientific leaders that address our most pressing environmental problems, such as: how ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

The BS in Environmental Engineering degree curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for environmental engineering careers and graduate studies. It is guided by the vision of offering the environmental engineering ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Sustainability Minor

  • San Diego State University (CA)

SDSU's sustainability minor is an interdisciplinary program that involves coursework taught by faculty across campus. The central focus of the degree is the interface of human and natural systems ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Environmental Studies Certificate

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Environmental Studies Certificate is designed for students already holding a bachelor's degree (in any field) who desire to increase their understanding of the theoretical and applied approaches to ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Energy Studies Minor

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The CES coordinates the minor in energy studies offered at SDSU. This is an interdisciplinary minor that exposes students to a variety of topics in energy technology and policy. It ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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Recreation & Tourism Management, Sustainable Tourism Management Emphasis (BS)

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Sustainable Tourism Management Emphasis focuses on developing skills to plan, organize, assess, and manage sustainable tourism. It incorporates international learning experiences to explore tools and strategies to minimize negative ...

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PhD emphasis in Economics and Environmental Science (EES)

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

The Economics and Environmental Science (EES) emphasis at UCSB instills the ability to use economic tools in developing environmental approaches and policies. The program’s goal is to develop environmental ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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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 ...

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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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Nov. 20, 2018
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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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