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Program at a Glance

Program
Online Bachelor's
College(s)
College of Undergraduate Studies
120
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Advocate for a better, sustainable future for your community and the world.

As the planet changes and resources dwindle, our communities look to individuals who can skillfully navigate these obstacles—professionals with the breadth of knowledge required to coordinate the efforts, craft communications, and understand infrastructure needs to secure our future.

Earning a B.A. or B.S. in Sustainability through UCF Online will prepare you with both the knowledge and skills you will need to implement sustainable practices whether your career takes you into government, the private sector, or a non-profit organization. In this unique-to-you program of study offered through the College of Undergraduate Studies, our multidisciplinary curriculum will teach you concrete skills that will help you solve problems and navigate barriers in your future career in fields related to understanding, supporting, and studying human interactions with the environment. Core courses covering subjects such as project management, urban design and spatial analysis will prepare you to guide our communities through the environmental challenges that lie ahead.

Through UCF Online, you’ll be prepared to work in businesses, government agencies, and non-profits in an emerging career field that is focused on building a sustainable future. Additionally, you’ll be positioned to help build sustainability teams and engage in work that is meaningful to you and your community. Get started today and earn your B.A. or B.S. in Sustainability.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1


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Course Overview

The Science of Sustainability

Review the scientific concepts underlying contemporary environmental challenges, including climate change, biodiversity, water resources, pollution, ecosystem management, and environmental health.

Explore an overview of the approaches taken by different disciplines to address regional, national, and global environmental issues.

Engage and examine research methods from multiple disciplines through an environmental studies lens.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Gain the knowledge and skills required to navigate the intersect between environmental science, policy, and communications.
  • Understand and engage with the Global Information Systems (GIS).
  • Learn how the latest conservation and sustainability practices impact our communities.

Career Projections

441,610

Annual Job
Openings

24.3%

Job Growth
Between
2023 - 2031

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • compliance officer
  • project manager