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Earn your degree or certificate in sustainability from the University of Wisconsin.

Earn your bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Management or an undergraduate certificate in Environmental Sustainability or Sustainable Enterprise from UW-River Falls.

Courses are completed entirely online—an ideal format for busy professionals.

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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.

Study online, anytime, while staying connected.

Access course content from any device

Zero on-campus meetings or requirements

No need to be online at a specific time for classes

Interact with faculty and fellow students via online discussion boards

Scholarships Available Fall and Spring Semesters


Scholarships for new bachelor’s students

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 of Science program. Certificate and special students are not eligible.


Universities of Wisconsin is one of the largest and most widely respected public higher education systems in the country. By partnering with all 13 Universities of Wisconsin to offer online degrees and certificates, students of UW online collaborative programs receive a quality University of Wisconsin education—no matter where they live and work.

UW Sustainable Management programs are a partnership of

University of Wisconsin institutions offering the online Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management, Undergraduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability, and Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise 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.