Welcome to the School of Sustainability,
the first and best in the nation.
Discover how a sustainability degree prepares you for tomorrow’s work environment.
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 »
99% Bachelor’s degree alumni are employed or are pursuing graduate degrees.
Master’s & Doctoral Degrees »
100% Master’s degree alumni are employed or pursuing graduate degrees.
Professional & Custom Education »
100% Doctoral degree alumni are employed.
All data from school alumni survey, updated Nov. 2014.
In an effort to improve prospects for generations to come, ASU scholars in the emerging discipline of environmental humanities use a combination of humanistic scholarship and scientific research to address humanity’s struggle to think in the long term.
In anticipation of a Future Tense event on technology and the future taking place in Washington, D.C., Sethuraman Panchanathan discusses why “The best adaptive technologies are designed by, not for, people with disabilities” in Slate magazine.
ASU researchers are exploring new energy storage technology that could give the lithium-ion battery an even longer life, a development that would have a positive effect on technologies such as grid storage and electric vehicles.
In recognition of his advancement of engineering and science in logistics, sustainability scientist Pitu Mirchandani has earned the Avnet Chair in Supply Chain Networks, a role that positions him to further research in the field using sophisticated modeling technology.