OSU offers sustainability degree

August 16th, 2012

Oregon State University, Oregon’s leading research university, is expanding the paths students can take for their degree(s). New this fall is a sustainability double-degree, one that can be added to ANY major at Oregon State.

Some sample careers in sustainability:

Carbon and greenhouse gas management
Sustainability operations for private companies, universities, and government entities
Sustainability marketing and market research
Sustainability and engineering manager
Sustainability/environmental performance assessment and monitoring
Sustainability specialist for waste, energy, or water management
Sustainability strategic planning
Sustainable supply chain management
Sustainable packaging design and management
Sustainability coordinator for school districts, hospitals, and for-profit organizations

Oregon State has been a leader in sustainability for decades and currently ranks 4th in the nation of green energy purchasers (EPA).


About Oregon State University: OSU is one of only two U.S. universities designated a land-, sea-, space- and sun-grant institution. OSU is also Oregon’s only university to hold both the Carnegie Foundation’s top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification. Its nearly 24,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 90 nations. OSU programs touch every county within Oregon, and its faculty teach and conduct research on issues of national and global importance.

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