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Science, Sustainability, and Environment



  • Oxford
  • Co-Major
  • On Campus
Sustainability Farm and Solar Powered Barn

Prepare for Environmental Careers

Sustainability emphasizes the interaction between humans and nature in understanding environmental patterns and processes. You’ll be prepared for careers and post-graduate degrees in sustainability, especially those with specializations in design, management, and policy. “Co-major” means that you must complete another major at Miami.

Contact Info

Sarah Dumyahn, Ph.D.

Lead Departmental Advisor

Institute for the Environment and Sustainability

118 Shideler Hall, 250 S. Patterson Ave.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

Students are prepared to pursue a wide variety of career paths and post-graduate degrees in sustainability, especially those with design, management, and policy specializations.

At Miami, there is something for everyone

Course Catalog

Career Options

Graduates of this program pursue sustainability-related careers in corporations, consulting, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data


Ashley Mickens with a sample
  • I did research on how algae blooms can affect the fishing industry. I felt really privileged to be a part of a team like this, especially working with other undergraduates who have been absolutely incredible.

    Ashley Mickens ’20
    Sustainability, Environmental Earth Science

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins.

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

You must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University.

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