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The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs, as well as graduate certificates.

Graduate programs  Undergraduate  programs

Graduate Programs

Prospective graduate students should visit the department/program websites to learn more about degree requirements, deadlines, current faculty, application requirements, and the admissions process. To find an appropriate mentor for your proposed research, applicants are encouraged to contact faculty to discuss research interests and the possibility of conducting research with them. 

The graduate application and an overview of the application can be found on the Graduate Admissions website. Applicants may apply to only one graduate degree program per academic year. Fee waivers are available for eligible applicants. 

We invite you to visit other sections of our website to learn more about the student experience, our community, research resources, and our impact.

Doctoral programs

Master’s programs

Sustainability Graduate Certificates (only open to current Stanford students)

The SDSS sustainability graduate certificates provide a platform for current Stanford graduate students to engage with and learn about sustainability topics outside of their primary course of study. 

Undergraduate Programs

Prospective undergraduate students should visit Stanford’s Undergraduate Admissions website for information about the application process. Once at Stanford, undergraduate students can declare the following majors:

Current Stanford undergraduate students are encouraged to visit the department/program websites to learn more about the major declaration process. To get started in sustainability courses, see our list of upcoming introductory level courses. A full list of courses offered in SDSS can be found on ExploreCourses under the subject codes CEE, EARTHSYS, ENERGY, ENVRES, EPS, ESS, GEOPHYS, OCEANS, SUST, and SUSTAIN. Stanford students are also encouraged to join the SDSS Course Announcements Slack channel.

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