Graduate Studies: Environment and Sustainability

Make a difference with a graduate degree from UD

Every day, members of the University of Delaware graduate community work on groundbreaking research aimed at understanding the ever-changing forces in the environment.

40+ Graduate Programs focused on environment and sustainability

Offering more than 40 graduate programs focusing on disciplines related to sustainability and our environment, the University of Delaware Graduate College can help you earn an advanced degree and prepare you for success in your field of choice. We're a leader in preparing students for careers that have long-lasting impacts on our planet, which enables UD students to address large- and small-scale issues of communities and ecosystems and to tackle global issues from agriculture and animal science to water policy and wind power.

A Dedicated Research Institute

The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) focuses on core research areas relevant to some of the grand challenges facing our state, our nation, and our world. DENIN research informs decision makers by providing the knowledge that underpins sound environmental policies. By working together with our local and international partners, we are bringing socially acceptable, economically viable, and environmentally sustainable solutions to life.

DENIN serves as an interdisciplinary network of research, knowledge and solutions dedicated to safeguarding the environment.

In The News

  • Race to zero waste

    Article by Beth Miller | April 22, 2024

    UD reduces food waste by diverting as much as possible from landfills to composting sites

  • Leading the way in sustainability

    Article by Jamie Washington | April 19, 2024

    UD’s Office of Sustainability promotes environmental stewardship and sustainability from academic and operations perspectives

  • Celebrating Earth Month

    Article by UDaily Staff | March 29, 2024

    UD to demonstrate commitment to sustainability with events throughout the month

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