There are many ways for students to incorporate sustainability into their academic careers at Michigan Tech.  For undergraduate students, there are over 80 courses and 14 programs that have a significant sustainability component, and for graduate students there are more than 50 courses and 13 programs with sustainability at their core.  Click here for a PDF list of sustainability related programs.

Michigan Tech prides itself on providing students with world-class opportunities for experiential learning in sustainability.  With multiple Enterprise Programs, Senior Design, and Senior Capstones, students from any major can find meaningful ways to build their expertise in sustainability by engaging in project-based work and applied research.  

For current students, checking in with your academic advisor is a great first step to finding out the options that work best for your major.  Current and prospective students may also reach out to the Office of Sustainability and Resilience at to discuss how to weave sustainability into their Michigan Tech experience.


BS - Sustainability Science and Society

MS - Sustainable Communities (Social Sciences)

Alternative Energy Enterprise

Consumer Products and Manufacturing Enterprise

Green Campus Enterprise

Senior Capstone

Undergraduate Program for Exploration and Research in Social Sciences (UPERSS)

University Sustainability Blog