Find Sustainability-Related Degrees

Sustainability degree programs listed below include those that may feature sustainability themes as well as degree programs with specific sustainability learning outcomes, which meet theĀ parametersĀ issued by theĀ Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemā„¢(STARS) to whichĀ NC State reports (use search term “STARS” to find these degree programs). Students in NC State’sĀ EcoVillageĀ compiled this list as part of a capstone project in 2015. Staff reviewed the list for quality and consistency, but omissions or inaccuracies may occur since the list is representative of a snapshot in time.Ā ReportĀ necessary corrections

 

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PhD Geospatial AnalyticsCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/geospatial/academics/phd-in-geospatial-analytics/
MS in Parks, Recreation and Tourism ManagementCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/graduate/degree-programs/master-of-science-parks-recreation-tourism-management/
PhD in Parks, Recreation and Tourism ManagementCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/graduate/degree-programs/phd-parks-recreation-tourism-management/
MS Natural ResourcesCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://mnr.ncsu.edu/program-objectives-and-outcomes-master-of-science-in-natural-resources-degree/
Master of Natural ResourcesCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://mnr.ncsu.edu/degree-program-outcomes-master-of-natural-resources-degree/
Master of Environmental AssessmentCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegree
Master of ForestryCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/graduate/programs/non-thesis-master-of-forestry-program/
MS ForestryCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/graduate/programs/master-of-science-in-forestry-program/
PhD Forestry and Environmental ResourcesCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/forestry-and-environmental-resources-doctoral-program/
Master of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation BiologyCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology-program/graduate-programs/masters-fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology/
MS Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation BiologyCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology-program/graduate-programs/master-of-science-in-fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology/
PhD Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation BiologyCollege of Natural Resources GraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology-program/graduate-programs/phd-in-fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology/
Environmental Assessment CertificateCollege of Natural Resources GraduateCertificate https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/graduate-certificate-in-environmental-assessment/
Renewable Energy Assessment and Development CertificateCollege of Natural Resources GraduateCertificate https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/graduate-certificate-in-renewable-energy-assessment-and-development/
Geographic Information Systems CertificateCollege of Natural Resources GraduateCertificate https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/graduate-certificate-in-geographic-information-science/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw5-WRBhCKARIsAAId9FkQjeP9tLe7Vt2hH0w_KmhUhkOFfN_FoqYGGehUk7JMqhdx5gOD0xYaAkNdEALw_wcB
Environmental SciencesCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/undergraduate/environmental-sciences-degree/
Environmental Technology and ManagementCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/undergraduate/environmental-technology-and-management/
Parks, Recreation and Tourism ManagementCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/undergraduate/degree-programs/parks-recreation-and-tourism-management/
Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation BiologyCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/undergraduate/fisheries-wildlife-and-conservation-biology-degree/
Forest ManagementCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/undergraduate/forestry-management/
Sport ManagementCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/undergraduate/degree-programs/sport-management/
Natural ResourcesCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/undergraduate/natural-resources-undergrad/
Sustainable Materials and TechnologyCollege of Natural Resources UndergraduateDegreehttps://cnr.ncsu.edu/fb/undergraduate/degree-programs/sustainable-materials-and-technology/
Agribusiness ManagementCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences AssociateDegreehttps://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/university-associate-certificate-in-agribusiness-management/
MS Biological and Agricultural EngineeringCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://www.bae.ncsu.edu/academics/graduate-programs/#ms
Master of Biological and Agricultural EngineeringCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/master-of-biological-and-agricultural-engineering/
Master of Crop ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/crop-and-soil-sciences/students/graduate/#crop-science
Master of EntomologyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://grad.ncsu.edu/programs/details/?program=ENT
Master of Horticulture ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/horticultural-science/students/graduate/master-of-horticultural-science/
MS Crop ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/crop-and-soil-sciences/students/graduate/#crop-science
MS EntomologyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://grad.ncsu.edu/programs/details/?program=ENT
MS Horticulture ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/horticultural-science/students/graduate/master-of-science/
PhD Biological and Agricultural EngineeringCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://www.bae.ncsu.edu/academics/graduate-programs/#phd-BAE-engineering
PhD Crop ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/crop-and-soil-sciences/students/graduate/#crop-science
PhD EntomologyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/entomology-and-plant-pathology/students/graduate/entomology/#phd-program
PhD Horticulture ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/horticultural-science/students/graduate/doctor-of-philosophy/
Watershed Assessment and Restoration CertificateCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences GraduateCertificate https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/graduate-certificate-in-design-and-analysis-of-environmental-systems-watershed-assessment-and-restoration/
Agroecology and Sustainable Food SystemsCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://agroecology.wordpress.ncsu.edu/programs/
Biological and Agricultural Engineering TechnologyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/crop-and-soil-sciences/bs/#:~:text=The%20BAET%20curriculum%20is%20administered,manage%20agricultural%20and%20environmental%20systems.
Crop and Soil SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/crop-and-soil-sciences/students/undergraduate/
Nutrition ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/food-bioprocessing-and-nutrition-sciences/students/undergraduate/food-science/
Horticulture ScienceCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://cals.ncsu.edu/horticultural-science/students/undergraduate/#bachelors-degree
Crop Science CertificateCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateCertificatehttps://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/university-certificate-in-crop-science/
Plant Pests, Pathology and People CertificateCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences UndergraduateCertificatehttps://online-distance.ncsu.edu/program/university-certificate-in-plant-pests-pathogens-and-people/
Master of Landscape ArchitectureCollege of Design GraduateDegreehttps://design.ncsu.edu/landscape-architecture/academics/mla-admissions/
Disaster Resilient Policy, Engineering and Design CertificateCollege of Design GraduateCertificate https://design.ncsu.edu/admissions/certificates/disaster-resilient-ped/
City Design CertificateCollege of Design GraduateCertificate https://design.ncsu.edu/admissions/certificates/city-design/
Public Interest Design CertificateCollege of Design GraduateCertificate https://design.ncsu.edu/admissions/certificates/public-interest-design/
Energy and Technology in Architecture CertificateCollege of Design GraduateCertificate https://design.ncsu.edu/admissions/certificates/energy-technology-architecture/
Environmental Design in ArchitectureCollege of Design UndergraduateDegreehttps://design.ncsu.edu/architecture/academics/bachelor-degrees/
PhD Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human DevelopmentCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/elphd/doctoral/
Master of Education in Higher Education AdministrationCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/higher-education-administration/
Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health CounselingCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/clinical-mental-health-counseling/
Master of Education in College Counseling and Student DevelopmentCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/college-counseling-and-student-development/
Master of Education in Health Professions EducationCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/college-counseling-and-student-development/
Master of Education in School CounselingCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/school-counseling/
Master of Education in Adult and Community College EducationCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/adult-and-community-college-education/
Master of School Administration in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human DevelopmentCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/educational-leadership/
Counselor Education CertificateCollege of Education GraduateCertificate https://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/certificate/counselor-education/
Master of Education in Special EducationCollege of Education GraduateDegreehttps://ced.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/masters/special-education/
Renewable Electric Energy Systems CertificateCollege of Engineering GraduateCertificate http://catalog.ncsu.edu/graduate/engineering/electrical-engineering/renewable-electric-energy-systems-certificate/
Master of Environmental EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://www.engineeringonline.ncsu.edu/programs-and-courses/graduate/master-of-environmental-engineering/
MS Environmental EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/graduate/engineering/environmental-engineering/environmental-engineering-ms/
Master of Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://www.engineeringonline.ncsu.edu/programs-and-courses/graduate/master-of-civil-engineering/
MS Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://www.ccee.ncsu.edu/academics/graduate-programs/#civil-engineering
Master of Materials Science and EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://www.mse.ncsu.edu/graduate/mmse/
MS Materials Science and EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://www.mse.ncsu.edu/graduate/ms/
MS Electric Power Systems EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://ece.ncsu.edu/grad/masters/epse/
PhD Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/graduate/engineering/civil-engineering/civil-engineering-phd/
PhD Materials Science and EngineeringCollege of Engineering GraduateDegreehttps://www.mse.ncsu.edu/graduate/phd/
Nuclear EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/nuclear-engineering/
Materials Science and EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/materials-science-engineering/
Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/civil-engineering/
Construction EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/construction-engineering/
Paper Science and EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/paper-science-engineering/
Electrical EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/electrical-engineering/
Aerospace EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/aerospace-engineering/
Biological EngineeringCollege of Engineering/College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/biological-engineering/
Biomedical EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/biomedical-engineering/
Chemical EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/chemical-engineering/
Computer EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/computer-engineering/
Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/computer-science/
Environmental EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/environmental-engineering/
Industrial Systems EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/industrial-engineering/
Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/mechanical-engineering/
MechatronicsCollege of Engineering UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/mechatronics-engineering-unc-asheville/
Textile EngineeringCollege of Textiles UndergraduateDegreehttps://majorsandminors.dasa.ncsu.edu/textile-engineering/
Master of EconomicsPoole College of Management GraduateDegreehttps://poole.ncsu.edu/gradecon/academics/master-degree-programs/
PhD EconomicsPoole College of ManagementGraduateDegreehttps://poole.ncsu.edu/gradecon/academics/doctoral/
BS Business AdministrationPoole College of ManagementUndergraduateDegreehttps://poole.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/majors-and-minors/business-administration/
BS EconomicsPoole College of ManagementUndergraduateDegreehttps://poole.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/majors-and-minors/economics/
BA EconomicsPoole College of ManagementUndergraduateDegreehttps://poole.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/majors-and-minors/economics/
MS EconomicsPoole College of ManagementGraduateDegreehttps://poole.ncsu.edu/gradecon/academics/master-degree-programs/master-of-science-progress-to-degree/
Global Perspectives CertificateUniveristy College UndergraduateCertificate https://gpc.dasa.ncsu.edu/
Master of International StudiesCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences GraduateDegree https://spia.ncsu.edu/graduate/international_studies.php
Master of Social WorkCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences GraduateDegree https://socialwork.chass.ncsu.edu/msw/
PhD SociologyCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences GraduateDegree https://socant.chass.ncsu.edu/graduate/sociology/
Policy Analysis CertificateCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences GraduateCertificate https://spia.ncsu.edu/graduate/pub_policy_cert.php
BA SociologyCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://socant.chass.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/sociology/
BS SociologyCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://socant.chass.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/sociology/
International StudiesCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://ids.chass.ncsu.edu/majors-and-minors/international-studies/
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://ids.chass.ncsu.edu/majors-and-minors/womens-gender-and-sexuality-studies/
BA Political ScienceCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://spia.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/political_science.php
BS Political ScienceCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://spia.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/political_science.php
BA Science, Technology and SocietyCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://ids.chass.ncsu.edu/majors-and-minors/science-technology-and-society/
BS Science, Technology and SocietyCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://ids.chass.ncsu.edu/majors-and-minors/science-technology-and-society/
BA Interdisciplinary StudiesCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/humanities-social-sciences/interdisciplinary/interdisciplinary-studies/interdisciplinary-studies-ba-self-design-concentration/
BS Interdisciplinary StudiesCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/humanities-social-sciences/interdisciplinary/interdisciplinary-studies/interdisciplinary-studies-bs/
Bachelor of Social WorkCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://socialwork.chass.ncsu.edu/bsw/
ZoologyCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/degree-programs/zoology/
GeologyCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/sciences/marine-earth-atmospheric-sciences/geology-bs/
Marine ScienceCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://meas.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/programs/marine-science/
MeteorologyCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/sciences/marine-earth-atmospheric-sciences/meteorology-bs/
MS Marine, Earth and Atmospheric SciencesCollege of Sciences GraduateDegreehttp://catalog.ncsu.edu/graduate/sciences/marine-earth-atmospheric-sciences/marine-earth-atmospheric-sciences-ms/
Climate Adaptation CertificateCollege of Sciences GraduateCertificate https://ccs.sciences.ncsu.edu/programs/online-graduate-certificate/
Master of Climate Change and SocietyCollege of Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://meas.sciences.ncsu.edu/graduate/programs/climate-change-and-society/
Master of ToxicologyCollege of Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/graduate/graduate-programs/toxicology/
PhD ToxicologyCollege of Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/graduate/graduate-programs/toxicology/
MS ToxicologyCollege of Sciences GraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/graduate/graduate-programs/toxicology/
BS MicrobiologyCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/degree-programs/microbiology/
BS GeneticsCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/degree-programs/genetics/
BA Biological SciencesCollege of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/degree-programs/biological-sciences-ba/
BS Biological Sciences College of Sciences UndergraduateDegreehttps://bio.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/degree-programs/biological-sciences-bs/
Textile Technology Wilson College of Textiles Undergraduate Degree https://textiles.ncsu.edu/tecs/undergraduate/textile-technology/
Global Health CertificateCollege of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Certificatehttps://globalhealth.cvm.ncsu.edu/education/certificate-global-health/
PhD Comparative Biomedical SciencesCollege of Veterinary MedicineGraduate Degreehttps://cvm.ncsu.edu/education/comparative-biomedical-sciences/
MS Comparative Biomedical SciencesCollege of Veterinary MedicineGraduate Degree https://cvm.ncsu.edu/education/comparative-biomedical-sciences/