Master of Science in Global Sustainability Science (MS-GSS)
Students in this two-year consecutive degree program earn an MS in Global Sustainability Science from Arizona State University and an MSc in Global Sustainability Science from Leuphana University of Lüneburg in Germany. Students from both universities collaborate throughout the program to develop the theoretical, methodological, and professional skills necessary to conduct solution-oriented research in sustainability science. Learn More Today!
The nation’s first school of sustainability
Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together leaders, stakeholders, and people from multiple disciplines to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.
The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees in sustainability at the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, as well as through ASU Online.
Eight reasons why our students are successful
With the aim of finding better solutions to today's food-related challenges, Kelly and Brian Swette have made a major gift to establish the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at Arizona State University.
The new center, housed within the School of Sustainability, will tackle food systems from a holistic standpoint, taking into consideration water and energy...
Ryan Johnson, Executive Director of Sustainability Education and Training for ASU's School of Sustainability, has been appointed as a member of the Global Reporting Initiative Stakeholder Council for a term beginning January 2018. Johnson is also a student in the Master of Sustainability Leadership program at ASU.
GRI is an independent international organization that has pioneered...
A Thought Leader Series Piece
by Alan AtKisson
When it comes to sustainability as it is practiced today, I helped get a number of things started, from the use of sustainability indicators, to the concept of training “sustainability change agents," to the search for measures of our planet’s ecological boundaries, to weaving the concept of sustainability into...
What is sustainability?
Sustainability is improving human well-being and ensuring social equity for present and future generations while safeguarding the planet’s life-supporting ecosystems. -Dean of School of Sustainability, Chris Boone
Learn more about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.