Central Washington University has numerous programs in which sustainability is a central theme:
Through this program students will gain the necessary professional and technical skills for entry into successful environmental careers or for graduate studies in environmental fields.The major offers five specialization options in environmental biology, environmental chemistry, environmental geography, environmental geology, and environmental policy.
CWU’s Sustainability Certificate offers students from any academic path an opportunity to develop experiential, service-learning projects that focus on improving sustainability needs of the university or a community partner.
Campus Sustainability is a project based course, in which students complete a project that enhances environmental, social and/or economic sustainability at CWU. Projects may be focussed on reducing CWU’s environmental impact, improving resource use efficiency, and/or community engagement. The class is open to students of all majors and all levels. All that is needed is an interest in being active to improve CWU sustainability. For Environmental Studies students, the class can be used towards fulfilling your ENST internship credits.
The Bachelor of Science in Integrated Energy Management (IEM) provides students with an interdisciplinary education experience that includes the integration of both traditional fossil fuel-based and greener alternative energy.
Central Washington University's interdisciplinary program leading to a Master of Science degree in Cultural and Environmental Resource Management offers two emphases: Cultural Resource Management and Natural Resource Management.
Additionally, CWU offers over 60 undergraduate courses that include sustainability.