Sustainability Related Doctoral Programs


Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, PhD in Sustainable Development

The purpose of the PhD in Sustainable Development is to create a generation of scholars and professionals equipped to deal with some of the most crucial problems in the world today. By combining elements of a traditional graduate education in social science, particularly economics, with a significant component of training in the natural sciences, the program’s graduates will be uniquely situated to undertake serious research and policy assessments with the goal of sustainable development. The program includes a set of rigorous core requirements, but also provides students with the flexibility to pursue in-depth research in a broad variety of critical policy issue areas.


Arizona State University, Doctorate in Sustainability

University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management, PhD in Natural Resources and Sustainability


University of Michigan

University of Michigan, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise offers coursework to integrate issues of global sustainable enterprise into other PhD programs in the university,


University of British Columbia, Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability, PhD in Resource Management & Environmental Studies