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

Environmental Thought and Practice (BA)

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Environmental Thought and Practice (ETP) major teaches undergraduates to think about environmental issues within a broadly interdisciplinary framework. Environmental problems concern natural phenomena whose dimensions are appropriately described by ...

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Environment, Peace, and Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate

  • American University (DC)

Offered by the School of International Service, this certificate program equips students with the knowledge and skills to address a growing set of challenges at the intersection of environmental change ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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Environmental Assessment Graduate Certificate

  • American University (DC)

This 15-credit program provides all of the core coursework of our MS in Environmental Science program plus additional training in environmental risk assessment. Students will learn the nature and methods ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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Environmental Science (MS)

  • American University (DC)

American University's Master of Science in Environmental Science gives students the knowledge and leadership skills to confront pressing environmental challenges facing the world, from climate change to renewable energy ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Concentration, International Studies

  • American University (DC)

The Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Thematic Area introduces students to the socio-political dynamics of global health and environmental affairs. Students explore the multiple causes and consequences of environmental harm ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • American University (DC)

This minor is offered by the Department of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences. 21 credit hours required in chemistry, geology, environmental issues, water resources, and mathematics.

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2018
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Earth and Environmental Science Minor

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

Susquehanna's earth and environmental sciences program links the study of geology, hydrology and meteorology to explore how earth's systems work and how humans impact those systems. Students work ...

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

Making a difference in the environment requires more than just scientific knowledge. Environmental problems involve law, ethics, public policy, communication and business.

At Susquehanna, students will develop a holistic, applied ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Susquehanna University (PA)

Making a difference in the environment requires more than just scientific knowledge. Environmental problems involve law, ethics, public policy, communication and business.

At Susquehanna, students develop a holistic, applied approach ...

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Urban Resilience Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Certificate in Urban Resilience draws on the resilience expertise within the different departments of the School, is rooted in Ian McHarg’s layered analysis methods of thinking holistically across ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Land Preservation Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This certificate is aimed at two types of students: working practitioners needing basic training in land preservation or updating about current practices and graduate students in Penn’s schools interested ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Ecological Planning Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Interest in Ecological Planning has been increasing in recent years along with the growing awareness of the impacts of climate change on the world’s ecosystems, wildlife, and human settlements ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Ecological Architecture Certificate

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania offers a certificate program in Ecological Architecture that provides an opportunity for students enrolled in the Masters of Architecture or other ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Business, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (MBA)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The MBA Major in Business, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (“BEES”) is designed to provide in-depth foundations for those interested in the complex relationships between business and the natural environment, management ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Environmental Building Design (MSD-EBD)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

With the renewed urgency of environmental issues-from global climate change to resource shortages and "net-zero" design-architects are faced with demands for new kinds of services that require a new kind ...

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Engineering Minor in Energy & Sustainability

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Energy and Sustainability (ENSU) Minor offered by Penn Engineering provides students with a broad coverage of technical and societal issues confronting the world and in-depth treatment of selected topics ...

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Sustainability and Environmental Management Minor

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The Minor in Sustainability and Environmental Management is open to undergraduate students in the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science, and the Wharton School of Business.

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The program in Environmental Studies is designed to provide students with the skills to understand and address contemporary environmental issues. The minor integrates studies in the natural sciences, humanities, social ...

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Environmental Science Minor

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This minor is for students who want an understanding of the various physical, chemical, and geologic processes that work within our planet and on its surface. Students gain the skills ...

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Economics with a Concentration in Environmental Policy and Management (BA)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The concentration in environmental policy and management examines the relationship between business and the natural environment, including human health and safety as well as addressing a range of policy issues ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

The program in Environmental Studies is designed to provide students with the skills to understand and address contemporary environmental issues. The major integrates studies in the natural sciences, humanities, social ...

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Earth Science (BS)

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

This major is for students who want an understanding of the various physical, chemical, and geologic processes that work within our planet and on its surface. Students gain the skills ...

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Sustainability Studies Theme

  • Ohio University (OH)

As a curricular theme, Sustainability Studies invites critical exploration of a multitude of complex issues from the local to the global levels, including resource management and sustainable development; climate change ...

  • Posted Sept. 27, 2018
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Environmental and Plant Biology (BS)

  • Ohio University (OH)

The Honors Tutorial College program in Environmental and Plant Biology provides students with an opportunity to study Plant Biology, Environmental Biology or Cell and Molecular Biology at an accelerated rate ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Ohio University (OH)

The Honors Tutorial College program in Environmental Studies offers students a unique opportunity to explore nature-society relations in a highly interdisciplinary environment, drawing on faculty perspectives from the humanities, fine ...

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Urban Planning and Sustainability (BS)

  • Ohio University (OH)

The Urban Planning and Sustainability major provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to envision and craft urban environments that embrace the three key components of sustainability—environment, economy ...

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Sustainability Minor

  • South Dakota State University (SD)

The minor in Sustainability provides an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability, allowing students to explore the challenges of sustainability and to think about how to develop solutions to pressing issues at ...

  • Posted Sept. 19, 2018
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M.Ed. in Environmental Education

  • Bard College (NY)

The Bard M.Ed. in Environmental Education program prepares educators to create an informed and engaged citizenry supporting progress towards a just, prosperous, and sustainable future. Through intensive academic training ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2018
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Food, Energy, & Water in Society Minor

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The Food, Energy, and Water in Society (FEWS) minor, will provide integrated, multidisciplinary, learner-centered instruction in science and science-informed decision-making about FEW issues. The FEWS minor is designed to offer ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Energy Sciences Minor

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The Energy Science minor comprises four introductory core courses that provide a comprehensive overview of energy in society, fundamental energy principles, the economics of energy, and environmental issues related to ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Society and the Environment Minor

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The society and the environment minor will prepare students to contribute solutions for current and future local, regional, and global environmental challenges. Stewardship and the efficient, sustainable use of environmental ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Environmental Education Minor

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

A minor in environmental education is designed to provide additional qualifications for students interested in pursuing a career in the field of environmental and natural resources education. Career options for ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Grassland Ecology & Management (BS)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

This major focuses on the management of rangeland, the world's most abundant type of land. About 45 percent of the world's land area and half of Nebraska's ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Fisheries and Wildlife (BA)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The fisheries and wildlife major is designed to produce professionals who will manage wild populations of fish, birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Fisheries and wildlife management involves management of people ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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Water Science (BS)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's water science major includes instruction in water science, natural resources, biological and physical sciences and mathematics and statistics, as well as in the humanities, social ...

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Applied Climate Science (BS)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

The applied climate science major provides an interdisciplinary approach with courses in biology, chemistry, soils, water, ecology, mathematics and statistics, and Geographic Information Science (GIScience). These courses provide students with ...

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Environmental Restoration Science (BS)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

Environmental restoration initiates or accelerates the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged or contaminated from human activity or natural agents. Students interested in this major will receive ...

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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

UNL’s Environmental Studies Program prepares students to solve current and future local, regional, and global environmental challenges. The program pairs a truly interdisciplinary curriculum with a student-centered approach that ...

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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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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 ...

  • Posted Aug. 30, 2018
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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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