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U-M has a long track record of leadership in teaching, research, and scholarship in sustainability.

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Sustainability is inherently interdisciplinary and thus, the breadth of sustainability expertise and courses at U-M spans many disciplines and academic units. Learn more about relevant courses and experts.

From creating the first conservation school in the United States (School of Forestry and Conservation, 1927) to sponsoring the precursor to the first Earth Day ("Teach-in on the Environment," 1970), U-M has long recognized the value of focusing talent, resources, and expertise on the goal of creating a more sustainable future.

Today, U-M continues to develop leaders in scholarship and practice who are prepared to take on the world’s grand sustainability challenges, from plastic waste to extreme weather and more. If you are one of these leaders or wish to become one, here you will find the information you need about U-M’s sustainability-related degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate students.