Every person in every job has the power to turn our world into a healthier, greener place.
From architects to engineers, teachers to insurance specialists, sustainability backgrounds are needed in all markets and careers. The question is, should you pursue a sustainability degree? What is the job market like for this area of expertise? Is it a major or a minor? And just how far can a degree in sustainability take you in today’s culture?
What Is a Sustainability Degree?
Sustainability is an interdisciplinary major that can take the form of a bachelor’s of art (B.A.) degree, focusing on the sustainability of environmental resources and social institutions, or a bachelor’s of science (B.S.) degree, focusing on the sustainable use of environmental resources.