"UWW has a lot of respect for their students & for their experiences & for their own contributions to the program." -UWW alum

sustainability studies

be the kind of environmental leader humanity needs. 

What the world needs more than ever are smart, creative people like you who are committed to implementing sustainable ideas and practices throughout all sectors of the economy. 

At UMass UWW you can finish your bachelor's degree online with a focus in sustainability studies.

position yourself for the emerging sustainability revolution.

Carve out your niche in the growing fields of sustainable entrepreneurship or food and farming. Start a sustainable business. Or take advantage of the growing employer demand for college educated workers with the sustainability education and skills to launch sustainability initiatives in a wide range of fields.

Best of all, our flexible degree completion program gives you the opportunity to bring in or earn up to 105 credits for your prior coursework, prior learning, and work & life experience. This accelerates your degree and saves you money.  

high demand environmental sustainability options.

At UMass UWW, you can get a broad sustainability education, taking classes in the areas of: food and farming, sustainable community, business and entrepreneurship, economics, public health and more. 

outstanding instructors. sustainability studies courses you need.

Take courses with top notch instructors from the UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture, the UMass Isenberg School of Management, the UMass School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and the Departments of Political Science, Economics, Communication, Anthropology, Geo-science, Landscape Architecture and more.

a great sustainability education. credit for experience. outstanding support. 

The University Without Walls (UWW) is an academic program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst designed to help adults just like you complete your first bachelor's degree online at a world-class public university.

At UMass UWW, you can design your own program of study in sustainability studies, bring in or earn up to 105 credits for your prior coursework, prior learning, and work & life experience, and finish your bachelor's degree online without ever having to come to campus. Or take advantage of blended or on-campus courses.

time tested, custom-built for adults like you. 

For over 45 years, UMass UWW has been serving adult students like you. We understand the daily challenges you face balancing work, family and community responsibilities, and are committed to providing flexible options and outstanding one-on-one support from your first class through graduation.

Contact us to learn why so many adults seeking a green education choose UMass UWW.