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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.
A new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association ranks ASU among the top 50 international universities for the number of patents issued to its researchers in 2014, demonstrating its prowess in the arena of use-inspired research.
A senior sustainability scientist whose modeling efforts are reflected in the decision tool WaterSim, Elizabeth Wentz of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning assumes a new role as ASU's dean of social sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on July 1.
Mounir El Asmar, a senior sustainability scientist and assistant professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, has been recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers with the Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for his outstanding contributions to construction management and engineering.
To determine how investment in the developing world can impact and be impacted by climate change, 30 members of the World Bank Group and its private sector arm - the International Finance Corporation - traveled to ASU for a custom workshop delivered in part by sustainability scientists.
After delivering an assessment of the processes, quality and outcomes of the Navajo Nation's Community-Based Land Use Plans, David Pijawka and his team were awarded $80 thousand to oversee the implementation of their recommended improvements.