Sustainability degrees

Create your path to a career promoting sustainable efforts

Why study sustainability?

Green jobs are becoming increasingly prominent as organizations make sustainability efforts a critical component of their overall business strategies. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects positive job growth in environmental science and sustainability across fields, including business, environmental engineering and science, law, urban planning, renewable energy and more. And according to the International Labour Organization, a shift to a greener economy could create millions of new jobs over the next decade.

Online sustainability degrees and certificates

The green jobs industry is diverse and varied, creating a bright future for graduates with sustainability and environmental science backgrounds. Our sustainability degrees cover a range of disciplines so you can realize your dream of creating an improved quality of life for future generations in a field that best suits your interests. Choose from programs in biomimicry, business, legal studies, engineering, leadership or tourism. Find your fit at ASU — 100% online.

15 programs total

Biomimicry (Graduate Certificate)

Certificates

Biomimicry (Graduate Certificate)


Biomimicry (MS)

Graduate

Biomimicry (MS)


Business - Sustainability (BA)

Undergraduate

Business - Sustainability (BA)


Food Policy and Sustainability Leadership (Graduate Certificate)

Certificates

Food Policy and Sustainability Leadership (Graduate Certificate)


Legal Studies (MLS)

Graduate

Legal Studies (MLS)


Sustainability (BA)

Undergraduate

Sustainability (BA)


Sustainability (BS)

Undergraduate

Sustainability (BS)


Sustainability (Graduate Certificate)

Certificates

Sustainability (Graduate Certificate)


Sustainability Leadership (EMSL)

Graduate

Sustainability Leadership (EMSL)


Sustainability Leadership (MSL)

Graduate

Sustainability Leadership (MSL)


Sustainable Engineering (MSE)

Graduate

Sustainable Engineering (MSE)


Sustainable Food Systems (BS)

Undergraduate

Sustainable Food Systems (BS)


Sustainable Food Systems (MS)

Graduate

Sustainable Food Systems (MS)


Sustainable Tourism (Graduate Certificate)

Certificates

Sustainable Tourism (Graduate Certificate)


Sustainable Tourism (MST)

Graduate

Sustainable Tourism (MST)


What can you do with a sustainability degree?

Sustainability skills

  • Critical thinking.
  • Complex problem-solving.
  • Developing sustainable solutions.
  • Inspiring and motivating others.
  • Research.
  • Written and verbal communication.

Sustainability jobs

  • Climate change analyst.
  • Environmental economist.
  • Green marketer.
  • Industrial ecologist.
  • Logistics analyst.
  • Sustainability director.

Learn from sustainability leaders in business, law, engineering and more

Earn your sustainability degree through one of ASU’s top-ranked colleges or schools, including the School of Sustainability, W. P. Carey School of Business, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering or Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, among others. Learn from top scholars in sustainability science, business and policy, governance, renewable energy and environmental science and gain access to an unparalleled suite of online services, all personalized to empower your success.

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