Attention, prospective applicants to the M.A., M.S. and Ph.D. programs: We are in the process of revising these programs. This link will take you to a document that describes the proposed changes, which are yet to be approved by the Office of Graduate Education at ASU.
The Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Sustainable Solutions, and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs in sustainability are flexible, interdisciplinary, problem-oriented. Our graduate programs increase students’ understanding of systems dynamics, cascading effects, and scale. Students will learn to organize collaborative transdisciplinary teams to conduct research and provide adaptive solutions to specific sustainability problems.
Academic-degree programs in sustainability not only build on the skills generated by discipline-based study, but make it possible to address the linkages between people in their social, natural, and built environment. Students will work on real-world challenges using various approaches.
Graduates are prepared for admission into strong graduate and professional schools or may assume positions in higher education, industry, consultancy, utilities, regulatory agencies, non-profits, non-governmental organizations, or local, state or federal government.
Graduates will be able to: