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 the¬†parameters¬†issued by the¬†Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System‚ĄĘ(STARS) to which¬†NC State reports (use search term “STARS” to find these degree programs). Students in NC State’s¬†EcoVillage¬†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.¬†Report¬†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/