What Pitt is Doing

Engaging students in the world of sustainability

Pitt is working towards all students gaining a fundamental understanding of sustainability. Through various courses, certificates, minors, majors, internships, and community activities, there are many academic opportunities to engage with and consider sustainability.

Programs & Courses
Programs & Courses

Programs

Pitt schools and departments offer a wide variety of courses with sustainability content, as well as sustainability-focused undergraduate and graduate programs and fellowships.

UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES

MAJORS & MINORS

GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
MASTERS DEGREES

Research Opportunities

 

Courses

Offerings vary from term to term, but Pitt offers a wide array of sustainability-related courses.

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Labs, Projects, & Funding
Labs, Projects, & Funding

Pitt fosters a community of passionate researchers working on solving the Earth’s sustainability concerns that are always looking for the next collaborator. Or if you’re starting from scratch, learn about Pitt’s funding and grant opportunities to fund your idea.

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Faculty Grant Proposals Needed: 

Request for Proposals for MCSI Research Seed Grant Program  | 

Call for Proposals for John C. Mascaro Faculty Program | >

ABOUT THE MASCARO CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE INNOVAITON

Established in 2003, Pitt’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) promotes the incorporation of sustainability concepts and practices throughout the University of Pittsburgh . MCSI’s mission is to create and nurture innovations that benefit the environment, positively impact the University and community-at-large, and improve quality of life.  Through the integration of curriculum, groundbreaking research and social engagement, MCSI engages students, faculty and staff as well as everyday citizens to explore and experience sustainability in practice and performance.

 

Since its creation, MCSI has endeavored to create an integrated community of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh who focus their intellectual talents on rendering society more sustainable.

Learn more about MCSI