Academics

Green For 150 Years

As the flagship campus of the Commonwealth, UMass Amherst has been a leader in agricultural research and green education since our founding as a land grant institution in 1863.

Academic Breadth

At the UMass Amherst campus, sustainability isn’t just another class you take. The university gives students the opportunity to make a serious commitment to pursuing in-depth study in the field. More than a third of our majors offer opportunities to learn and practice sustainability across disciplines, with courses taught by faculty members who are passionate about changing society and protecting our environment. You can choose from more than 25 sustainability-related undergraduate majors, which include over 300 sustainability-related courses.  At the graduate level the university offers multiple programs with a sustainability focus, including an M.S. in Environmental Conservation, an M.S. in Design & Historic Conservation, and a Masters in Sustainability Science.

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