Flexible, 100% Online
Sustainability Degrees and Certificates
Make the connection between business, environmental science, and social systems. Graduates with a wide range of work experience and education have found success in our programs and are making a difference in the world today.
Courses in the Bachelor and Master of Science in Sustainable Management, Certificate in Environmental Sustainability, Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise, and Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Well-being are completed entirely online—an ideal format for busy professionals.
Aptitude tests, such as the GMAT or GRE, are not required for admission.
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Working together we can achieve a sustainable future.
In 1987, the United Nations Brundtland Commission defined sustainability as “meeting the present needs of society without compromising the needs of future generations.” Today, more organizations recognize their role in conserving the planet’s resources and improving the communities in which they do business.
Graduate with 21st century sustainability skills.
Business leaders from companies such as Ford Motor Company, SC Johnson, Johnson Controls, and Kohl’s helped design the curriculum—so that you’ll graduate with the sustainability skills employers seek in the 21st century workforce.
Complete coursework online, when and where you want.
Our students often say the online format is a big factor in their ability to earn a degree or certificate. You can watch lectures, participate in online forums, and do homework whenever it’s convenient for you.
Achieve your goals with a University of Wisconsin education.
Our campus partnerships allow us to offer programs that combine the diverse expertise and resources of the UW System, one of the largest and most widely respected public higher education systems in the country.
The SMGT 220: Systems Thinking course is perfect for anyone who wants to solve problems in the world or in their own community. It will help broaden your perspective and provide the tools and skills needed to be an effective systems thinker. 10/10 best experience after a 10 year hiatus from any schooling!
—Sean, Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management student
UW Sustainable Management has awarded nearly $1,300,000 in scholarships since 2011.
Scholarships for new Bachelor’s and Master’s students
Scholarships Available Fall and Spring Semesters
Since launching the scholarship program in 2011, UW Sustainable Management has awarded nearly $1,300,000 to students to help pay for their education and advance the positive impact of sustainability across the world.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be admitted to a campus and registered for at least one course in the UW Sustainable Management Bachelor or Master of Science program. Certificate and special students are not eligible.
UW Extended Campus—a collaboration of the UW System
The University of Wisconsin is one of the largest and most widely respected public higher education systems in the country. By partnering with all UW System campuses to offer online degrees and certificates, students of UW Extended Campus programs receive a quality University of Wisconsin education—no matter where they live and work.
UW Extended Campus partners offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Sustainable Management, and certificates in Environmental Sustainability, Sustainable Enterprise, and Sustainability and Well-being—100% online.
University of Wisconsin institutions offering the online Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management, Master of Science in Sustainable Management, Certificate in Environmental Sustainability, Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise, and Certificate in Sustainability and Well-being are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The programs have been approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents.