Environmental Career Schools, Colleges, Universities


In times of uncertain career prospects, more and more students want to pursue sustainability courses and degree programs.  Many schools, colleges and universities give the option of ‘green’ degree programs, in a wide variety of subjects.

From building eco-friendly houses, to energy efficient automobiles, to energy saving gadgets, students can choose a career path that suits their temperament.  With mounting considerations for environment in terms of global warming, and CO2 emissions,  ‘green’ degrees are all set to tilt the scales in their favor.

If you are looking for a career change or to add to your qualifications, the ‘green colleges and universities’ offer a wide choice of subjects.  The duration of these courses depends on whether you are opting for a full-time program, a part-time program or an online program.

Some of the colleges and universities offering degree programs in Environmental studies are:

Ashford University, which offers Associate, Bachelor’s as well as Master’s programs in Natural Resources Conservation.

Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability offers a choice of Bachelor of Arts or Science in Sustainability.

University of Pennsylvania offers an MBA which you can combine with a Master’s in Environment Studies simultaneously.

Harvard’s Graduate School of Design now gives students an opportunity to study sustainable architectural design.  With a growing demand for energy-efficient buildings and homes, these degree programs are gaining much popularity among the students.

Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, John Hopkins University and MIT are other popular universities offering sustainable degree programs.

Stratford Career Institute and Penn Foster Career School offer Diploma programs in environment related subjects.

With the right career guidance you can choose a program or college which most suits your requirement.  The admission procedures and pre-requisite qualifications if any may differ with each institution.

Category: Environmental Careers

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