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Sustainability Graduate

Courses & Programs

Build the Skills to Impact the World

Are you ready to join a community of change agents committed to building a more sustainable future? There’s no better time to develop new expertise through courses and programs that are immersive, relevant, and actionable.

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At Harvard Extension School, we offer flexible pathways to fit your schedule, budget, and career goals. You can design the path that works best for you. Start by taking a single course to build knowledge in a semester. Want to continue? Stack your course toward a certificate — and perhaps ultimately a master’s degree, choosing the courses that best fit your goals.

Design a Stackable Pathway in Sustainability

Explore the various opportunities to dive deep into sustainability — and design a flexible path through courses, certificates, and degrees.

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The Harvard Extension Advantage

  • Customizable and Stackable Pathways

  • Learning Designed For Real-World Impact

  • A Faculty of Experts in Sustainability and Global Development


Accelerated, 2-course graduate credentials in:

  • Circular Economics
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Sustainable Finance

Master’s Degrees

Earn a 12-course graduate degree online with an immersive on-campus experience:

Getting Started

Going back to school as an adult student can be overwhelming. These tips will help you navigate your next steps.

Explore Courses & Requirements

Get to know the curriculum for your program of choice, exploring courses and requirements.

Visit: Tips for Starting a Degree


Prepare to Register

Learn about when and how to register for your first course.

Explore: Prospective Student Guide


Connect for Guidance

As you consider your next step, our enrollment team is here to help.


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I love teaching the kind of students that the Extension School attracts. They bring so much practical and professional experience to the classroom, and I constantly admire their tenacity, dedication, and drive to address climate change and environmental issues.”

Lindi Von Mutius

Dr. Lindi von Mutius

Director, Sustainability & Global Development Practice Programs