Degree Programs, Certificates, and Pre-College Programs in ECO

We are training the next generation of environmental stewards in the natural and built environment through degree programs and certificates that encompass wildlife conservation, forestry, building technology, social, economic, and policy dimensions of natural resources, urban forestry, fisheries, and more.

ECO undergraduate programs include three B.S. degree programs, three minors, and a two-year A.S. program in the Stockbridge School. We also offer graduate programs in Environmental Conservation or Sustainable Building Systems leading to M.S. or Ph.D. degrees as well as a Masters in Sustainability Science. We are also now offering four certificates: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, GIS TechnologyOffshore Wind, and Sustainable Building Construction. For high-schoolers we are offering Pre-College Programs, too.

To learn more about these programs and certificates, follow the links below.

Undergraduate Programs

Building and Construction Technology
Study sustainable construction management, green building, materials, and building engineering technology with this interdisciplinary major. 4-year – Leading to a B.S.

Natural Resources Conservation
Study Environmental Conservation, Fisheries Ecology & Conservation, Forest Ecology & Conservation, Urban Forestry & Arboriculture, Water Resources, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation. 4-year – Leading to a B.S.

Environmental Science
Study the Environment. 4-year – Leading to a B.S.


Arboriculture and Community Forest Management
Study Urban Forestry & Arboriculture. 2-year – Leading to an A.S. (Stockbridge School)


  Learn more about our undergraduate programs

Graduate Programs

Environmental Conservation
Study Building Systems, Environmental Policy and Human Dimensions, Forest Resources and Arboriculture, Water, Wetlands and Watersheds, or Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology. Leading to an M.S. (professional or thesis) or Ph.D.

Study sustainability in this interdisciplinary professional Master’s program. Leading to an M.S.

  Learn more about our graduate programs

Certificates and Pre-College Programs

Study with us and gain career-relevant skills at the undergrad or grad (professional) level without needing to complete a full degree program. Most of these are even available online. We currently offer four certificates: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, GIS TechnologyOffshore Wind, and Sustainable Building Construction.

Pre-College Programs
Get a taste of the college experience, build your resume, and explore your interests. High-schoolers can study with us and gain insights into our academic programs. We currently offer two pre-college programs: BCT’s CityLab, Combatting the Climate Crisis with Neighborhood Trees.