University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Sustainability Education

The University of Minnesota offers uniquely strong opportunities for the study of sustainability issues at the graduate level.  However, due to the large scale and wide breadth of the University, it’s often difficult to understand how to locate courses, programs, events and other opportunities.  Learn about how to navigate and connect to the exciting constellation of sustainability-related opportunities at the University here.


College Graduate Students

Graduate majors, minors, and certificates related to sustainability


Find sustainability related courses at every level at the University, across colleges and disciplines.

Search the University of Minnesota’s Environment and Sustainability Portal to find sustainability-related programs across all campuses.


The Sustainability Education website is administered by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.

The University of Minnesota offers sustainability courses in most of its colleges and campuses around the state. These courses encompass biophysical sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, design, engineering, business, and health. The Sustainability Studies minor is one of several interdisciplinary programs through which such diverse courses come together.