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.
The nation’s first school of sustainability
Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to foster innovative research, impactful education and engaged communities to achieve environmental integrity, social equity and well-being.
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
Sustainability PhD student Wenjuan Liu has won first place in the AAAS 2021 student e-poster competition. Liu’s advisors are sustainability scientists Hallie Eakin and Datu Agusdinata.
ASU’s Vice President and Vice Provost of Global Futures, Peter Schlosser, was featured on the KAET news and current affairs program Horizon, where he discussed the current threat of climate change and the Biden administration’s prioritization of climate action.
“How do we expand our reach not just to other disciplines but also to non-scientists to make it easier to work with stakeholders and those who make policy decisions?”
That was the question put forth by Sarah Bearman, second-year PhD student in the School of Earth and Space Exploration questions during the first reading group meeting...
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.