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Arizona State University (ASU)

, USA

http://www.asu.edu/

B.A. in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Bachelors
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/undergraduate/bachelor-of-arts.php
Language:
English
Description:

The B.A. program introduces students to the concept of sustainability in the context of real-world problems, exploring the interaction of environmental, economic, and social systems. Students can pursue the following tracks within the B.A. in Sustainability:
Society and Sustainability, Policy and Governance in Sustainable Systems, International Development and Sustainability, and Sustainable Urban Dynamics

Keywords:
sustainability , international development , policy , sustainable systems

B.S. in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Bachelors
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/undergraduate/bachelor-of-science.php
Language:
English
Description:

The B.S. program introduces students to the concept of sustainability in the context of real-world problems, exploring the interaction of environmental, economic, and social systems. Students can pursue the following tracks within the B.S. in Sustainability:
Sustainable Energy, Materials, and Technology, The Economics of Sustainability, and Ecosystems Sustainability

Keywords:
ecosystems , sustainability

Executive Master's for Sustainability Leadership

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/executive-masters.php
Language:
English
Description:

The Executive Master's for Sustainability Leadership at Arizona State University will teach you organizational leadership skills through the lens of sustainability. It will provide working mid-career professionals like yourself with practical, actionable tools to become leaders who can accelerate sustainability throughout their organization.

As one of the leading institutions in the world for sustainability education, Arizona State University is uniquely qualified to do this. ASU's School of Sustainability is the academic home for more than 260 Sustainability Scientists and Scholars whose expertise cuts across every sustainability function.

Keywords:
sustainability , leadership

M.A.. in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/master-of-arts.php
Language:
English
Description:

The M.A. program in Sustainability addresses some of the most pressing concerns of this century. Students learn innovative approaches to understand, research, and provide solutions to complex sustainability challenges. Although the graduate-degree programs emphasize the integration of a broad range of expertise in student training, the M.A. degree (vs. the M.S. or M.SUS) is best suited to students inclined towards social sciences, humanities, planning, and related fields.

Keywords:
sustainability , humanities , planning

M.S. in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/master-of-science.php
Language:
English
Description:

The M.S. program in Sustainability addresses some of the most pressing concerns of this century. Students learn innovative approaches to understand, research, and provide solutions to complex sustainability challenges. Although the graduate-degree programs emphasize the integration of a broad range of expertise in student training, the M.S. degree (vs. the M.A. or M.SUS) is best suited to students inclined towards natural sciences or engineering.

Keywords:
sustainability , ecology , resource

Master's in Sustainable Solutions

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/master-of-sustainability.php
Language:
English
Description:

The Master's in Sustainable Solutions (MSUS) is designed to prepare students to apply sustainability principles and approaches to careers in a variety of fields, addressing complex human and environmental challenges. Students with an MSUS will have the knowledge base and skill sets to bring sustainability solutions to corporate, government, and NGO sectors. Beginning with a foundation in sustainability theory and methods, the program allows students to specialize in one of four tracks: 1.Policy and Administration, 2.Technology and Society, 3.International Development, 4.Nonprofit Organization

Keywords:
sustainability , ecology , resource

Master's International Program

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/masters-international.php
Language:
English
Description:

After completing required coursework for the master's program and receiving a Peace Corps placement, student volunteers will travel to the respective sites to begin training. Once overseas, they are given an assignment according to the needs and requests of the host country. While overseas, the student volunteer's primary responsibility is the project and community to which they have been assigned. Students can earn up to 6 credit hours of independent study (that can be used towards Electives or Thesis/Non-Thesis requirements) while abroad completing their Peace Corps assignment.

Keywords:
sustainability , peace , international development

Ph.D. in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainability
Degree Type:
Doctoral
Website:
http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/doctor-of-philosophy.php
Language:
English
Description:

The Ph.D. in Sustainability engages scientists and leaders in research to investigate the urgent sustainability challenges of this century. The flexible, interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to focus on problems of interest to them, drawing upon relevant knowledge from a variety of disciplines.

Keywords:
sustainability

Ph.D. in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Degree Type:

Website:
http://ssebe.engineering.asu.edu/
Language:
English
Description:

The civil engineering curriculum at ASU emphasizes sustainability as a revolutionary approach to engineering that focuses on the long lasting improvement of the human condition. Sustainable engineering transforms the traditional design and construction methods of complex systems by the application of life cycle and environmental assessment, risk and uncertainty analysis and other emerging techniques.

Keywords:
sustainability , sustainable engineering

International Society for Sustainability Science

Website:
http://sussci.org/
Area / Region:
Global 
Description:

The over-arching goal of ISSS is to overcome the limitations of traditional fragmented academic disciplines in addressing the pre-eminent issue of the 21st century: building sustainable society. ISSS will promote integration and cooperation among diverse academic fields and across geographic and national borders with a particular focus on developing and enhancing top-flight academic programs in sustainability science.  

Activities:
1. Strengthen academia's reception of and commitment to education in sustainability science through the sharing of experiences and celebration of institutional success2. Create, enhance, and promote a scientifically-based vision of a sustainable future for the world and its inhabitants through the society's focus on education3. Provide expanded opportunities for international and interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty and students engaged in sustainability science research and education4. Expand opportunities for universities and research institutions located in developing countries to participate in these collaborations 5. Promote development of a new base of scientific knowledge that is specifically aimed at societal transformation for sustainability6. Strive to enhance synergies and reduce duplication of effort within the community of sustainability science scholars 
Members:

Arizona State University, , University of Tokyo, United Nations University 



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