The 18-credit minor in sustainability allows students from many areas of study to explore the challenges of sustainability and how it may be used to develop solutions to pressing issues at local and global levels.
The minor fosters understanding about what determines the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures, and technologies in different environments.
The BA in sustainability is an undergraduate degree best suited to students interested in social sciences, humanities, planning or related fields. Students learn concepts and methods relevant to the sustainability of environmental resources and social institutions, evaluating the sustainability of environmental institutions, legal frameworks, property rights and culture.
The BS in sustainability is an undergraduate degree best suited to students inclined toward natural sciences, economics, engineering or related fields. Students learn concepts and methods relevant to the sustainable use of environmental resources, evaluating the sustainability of technology, the built environment and environmental regulations and policy.
The cohort-based MSL is a fully online degree program that teaches organizational leadership skills through the lens of sustainability. MSL students can pursue electives related to their specific area of interest in addition to the core areas of strategy, communication, leadership and global context. A capstone experience is required, in lieu of a thesis.
The EMSL is an online (with on-campus component) sustainability degree program that teaches organizational leadership skills through the lens of sustainability. It provides working mid-career professionals with practical, actionable tools to become leaders who can accelerate sustainability throughout their organizations.
The School of Sustainability offers high-quality, applied sustainability knowledge with professionals and executives across a variety of sectors. Grounded in sustainability systems thinking, our education and training programs will yield a high return on investment for both individuals, and their organizations.