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Career Data

Our alumni are in high demand

The 2019 employment survey of School of Sustainability alumni
(2008-2018 graduates*) showed that most are working in sustainability careers.

There is a demand for employees and leaders who know what sustainability is and understand its complexity, understand how to approach problems and solutions, and know how to work with and draw from different disciplines.

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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.


How ASU went to space and keeps pushing boundaries

How ASU went to space and keeps pushing boundaries

Today's School of Earth and Space Exploration is a model for interdisciplinarity. This is the inspiring story of how ASU's tiny geology program grew to become one of only seven U.S. institutions that can build interplanetary spacecraft.

SOS student represents US youth in UN climate dialogue

SOS student represents US youth in UN climate dialogue

Master's student and recent Barrett sustainability grad Hailey Campbell will participate in this UNFCCC virtual event, set for 6:00 a.m. Arizona time this Wednesday, July 1.

Cerveny certifies world-record lightning flashes

Cerveny certifies world-record lightning flashes

Sustainability scientist Randall Cerveny is chief rapporteur of weather and climate extremes for the World Meteorological Organization, which verified the records with new satellite technology.

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

about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.