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Students in our interdisciplinary graduate degree programs gain the knowledge, skills, and ability to influence a broad range of sustainability challenges in local communities, the workplace, and throughout global society.

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Earning a Graduate Degree in Times of Social Distancing
With the whole world now looking to online education, choosing a program experienced in virtual instruction is key. Our faculty are experts in online teaching. We design all courses in our degree programs to be accessible and engaging no matter where our students are in the world. 

  • The Online MNR curriculum and instruction are built around the needs of adult learners who need maximum flexibility. 
  • The Executive MNR classroom sessions are easy to attend virtually, allowing students to participate in cohort lectures, discussions, and team projects in real time. 
  • Our Global Study trips are paused for now, but will resume as soon as it is safe to do so.

About The Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability 

Founded in 2014, the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability (CLiGS) equips current and aspiring environmental and sustainability professionals with the credentials, competencies, connections, and confidence to become more effective leaders, now and in the future.