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Degree Programs

UW-Green Bay offers an immensely broad range of degree programs and study areas relating to sustainability from many different angles. Enjoy browsing this list, and find more information by clicking on the link to the respective program’s website.

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Environmental Science (Interdisciplinary major/minor)

The Environmental Science major prepares students to analyze, understand, and solve environmental problems.


Related Programs in the Department of Natural & Applied Sciences


Biology (major/minor)

The Biology major prepares students for careers in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, plant and animal biology, genetics, physiology, ecology, and field biology.

Chemistry (major/minor)

The UW-Green Bay chemistry program is an integrated progression of lecture and laboratory instruction that is designed to provide students with the skills needed by chemists today.


Geoscience (major/minor)

The Geoscience program takes an application-focused, interdisciplinary approach, known as earth system science, in which the physical environment is investigated as many interacting systems.


Mathematics (major/minor)

The Mathematics discipline has programs of study in two emphasis areas: mathematics and statistics.


Physics (minor)

Physics provides students with concepts and models for describing, understanding, and predicting many characteristics and phenomena of physical and biological systems.


Engineering (pre-professional program)

The University has a cooperative program (the NEW Program) providing for direct, upper-level transfer into the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UW-Milwaukee.


Public and Environmental Affairs


Public Administration (major/minor)

Preparing students for a variety of challenging professions in public and nonprofit organizations and for further study in a wide range of graduate programs.


Environmental Policy (major/minor)

Preparing students for a variety of challenging professions involving the planning, analysis, design, and administration of policies and programs dealing with the natural and human-made environment.


Global Studies

The interdisciplinary minor in global studies encourages students to become aware of how contemporary political, economic, social, and environmental problems affect vast regions and diverse communities.


Political Science

Political Science involves the study of government, politics, and public policy both within the United States and in other settings around the world.


Democracy & Justice Studies

Democracy and Justice Studies explores diverse ideals and practices of democracy and justice in the United States and the world through interdisciplinary social and historical learning.


Urban and Regional Studies

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions.


First Nations Studies

First Nation Studies offers opportunities to study the history and cultures of North American Indians emphasizing the tribes of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region.



Geography is the systematic study of the location, variation and interrelations of natural and cultural features of the earth. Its study exemplifies the University's mission to emphasize interdisciplinary, problem-focused education because geography examines the world and its problems with a view to comprehensive understanding and critical thinking.


EMBI Certificate – Make your degree greener

Open to all undergraduate students!

Business leaders are looking for employees that understand sustainable strategies and can introduce or extend environmentally friendly practices at their companies. EMBI’s certificate program provides you with an overview of environmental sustainability concepts and how to apply them in a business context. The Certificate in Environmental Sustainability and Business is available to students in all academic programs, and will not delay your graduation.

Environmental Science & Policy Graduate Program

Preparing skilled and imaginative problem-solvers for careers in government, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and private industries. Areas of emphasis include Ecosystem Study, Environmental Policy and Administration, Environmental Technology and Analysis, and the opportunity to follow a personal program of study.


Management Graduate Program

The UW-Green Bay Master's of Management program is a 10 course / 30 credit program that fits the needs of the working professional. The program can be completed in three years and has a core set of courses that provide students with a strong foundation for effective decision-making.


Sustainable Management Online Graduate Program

Students who graduate with a Master of Science in Sustainable Management can expect to have a strong foundation for leading change in their current organizations or building new careers that require systems-thinking skills.


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