Sustainability – Online Minor

If applying as a postbaccalaureate student for winter 2024, the deadline to apply is Nov. 1, and classes start Jan. 8.

Oregon State University is recognized as a worldwide leader in sustainability and natural resources, and now you can benefit from OSU’s expertise by earning a minor in sustainability online as part of your undergraduate studies. This program's interdisciplinary approach will teach you to think critically about complex issues facing society and how to develop possible solutions to mitigate them.

A global revolution to boost your career

Sustainability impacts all aspects of global business, politics, economics and society, creating a need for leaders who have the skills and knowledge to address issues such as climate change, reliance on traditional energy sources, water issues, and a demand for socially and environmentally responsible products and services.

Because of the expanding reach of sustainability across many industries, you can bolster and diversify your prospects in the job market by earning a minor in sustainability online with Oregon State. Some sample career fields in which your knowledge could help implement sustainable practices include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Supply chain management
  • Operations for private, public or government entities
  • Marketing
  • Engineering management
  • Waste, water and energy management

Students can also earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sustainability online through OSU Ecampus. The sustainability bachelor's program is only available as a double degree through Ecampus.