MIT’s sustainability-related course offerings span the Institute’s academic departments as well as the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Many courses also feature hands-on opportunities to use the campus and surrounding communities as a living laboratory. Continue to check back as our resources for students wanting to pursue sustainability coursework expand.
To find out the latest courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, search your area of interest in the MIT course catalog. The Sustainability Initiative at the Sloan School of Management also maintains a list of sustainability-related courses that are within Management (Course 15) and across other departments. See below for additional resources.
As part of MIT's submission to the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), the Office of Sustainability in collaboration with the Environmental Solutions Initiative has developed a list of active undergraduate and graduate subjects that meet the STARS' requirements as a sustainability or sustainability-related course. More information in MIT's STARS report is availble here.
The MIT Energy Initiative offers an undergraduate Energy Studies Minor, a coherent program of subjects that provides single-discipline, multi-disciplinary, and interdisciplinary perspectives on energy. You can visit the MITEI site to explore energy-focused classes here.
Sloan Sustainability Certificate
The Sloan Sustainability Certificate provides essential knowledge, experience, and community for innovative leaders in sustainability. Open to masters-level students at MIT and as an add-on to Sloan's existing degree programs, the Certificate enables students to explore management practices that make more effective and sustainable use of natural and human resources, and advance human welfare.
The Transportation@MIT initiative knits together the Institute's wide-ranging, robust research related to transpiration and creates new opportunities for education and innovation. The initiative maintains a set of resources for those interested in research and education opportunities.