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Austin Peay offers a variety of courses in sustainability for students at every step on their education journey.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in the relationship between humans and the biophysical world are encouraged to pursue a Minor in Environmental Studies through the Department of Sociology and Community Development. Undergraduate students interested in Agriculture can tailor their degree to incorporate environmental stewardship through the Concentration in Sustainable Development. 

Department of Sociology and Community Development, Minor in Environmental Studies
Department of Agriculture, Sustainable Development Concentration in (B.S.)

Graduate Students 

Graduate students can strengthen their ability to identify and analyze environmental problems through the new Graduate Sustainability Certificate. This certificate compliments many Master's degrees and only requires 9 hours of coursework. 

Graduate Certificate in Sustainability

Continuing Education

Individuals hoping to continue their education through a non-degree path can participate in Austin Peay's online continuing education courses. These certifications and certificates include training to become a LEED Green Associate, Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager (CIAQM), Stormwater Manager, Water or Wastewater Treatment Operator, Wind Energy Technician, and many other exciting, green careers. 

Continuing Education Courses in Green Fields and Renewable Energy