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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.


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.


Our Students are Successfully Leading the Way

Undergraduate Degrees »

Bachelors of Science Sustainability Degree

99% Bachelor’s degree alumni are employed or are pursuing graduate degrees.

Master’s & Doctoral Degrees »

Masters of Science Sustainability Degree

100% Master’s degree alumni are employed or pursuing graduate degrees.

Professional & Custom Education »

Professional Education with a Sustainability Degree

93% Doctoral degree alumni are employed.

All data from school alumni survey, updated Nov. 2015.

Sustainability News

Mexico to modernize power grid with help from ASU

Mexico to modernize power grid with help from ASU

Thanks in part to the energy economic modeling proficiency of Decision Theater, ASU was named a participant in a three-year, $26-million grant to help Mexico – a country in the midst of updating its energy industry – explore its energy options and the ways it can connect with its neighbors.

Conservation biology students launch Nature@ASU

Conservation biology students launch Nature@ASU

Nature@ASU – which launches in the fall of this year – will serve as an extensive resource for future conservation biologists, providing them with mentorship opportunities and introducing them to the wide range of career options in the field.

The advent of the humane economy

The advent of the humane economy

A Thought Leader Series Piece By Wayne Pacelle Note: Wayne Pacelle is president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization. He is author of the book, "The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals," and his March 2016 Wrigley Lecture is titled "The...