University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Sustainability Education

There are many opportunities to integrate sustainability into your undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  The Sustainability Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to choose electives from across the University that address their specific interests, while offering courses on the core issues of sustainability, which affect all disciplines.  The University of Minnesota offers several majors that address issues of sustainability, and can either be paired with the Minor, or stand freely.  In addition to academic programs, there are many relevant student groups and resources that can be found Around the U.

Sustainability Studies Minor

Learn more about the Sustainability Studies Minor, program requirements, and enrollment information.

Related Majors

Find undergraduate majors associated with sustainability at the University of Minnesota.

Career Resources

Find resources to sustainability related jobs, internships and volunteer positions in Minnesota.

Sustainability Leadership Program

Join other undergraduate sustainability leaders to take advantage of unique opportunities.

Grand Challenge Course

Learn about a Grand Challenges course on global food security taught by Jason Hill and David Tillman


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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.