With Alaska as your learning lab, there is no better place to study the issues and challenges of sustainability than at Alaska Pacific University.
Program flexibility allows you to design an interdisciplinary, personalized degree plan around your unique interests and career goals.
Graduate with applied learning experiences and the research and creative problem-solving skills to help lead the way toward of a more sustainable future.
Sustainability Studies at APU is the right program for you if you are interested in approaches to sustainability and the environment from interdisciplinary perspectives in the humanities and social sciences. SUS is a good choice for rural Alaskan students preparing to work for sustainable development in their home communities. The flexibility of the degree program makes SUS an efficient option for transfer students seeking to maximize credits earned at another institution.
Sustainability Studies graduates are pursuing careers in:
- Alaska Native Corporations
- Legislative offices
- National parks
- Community outreach
Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association
Full-time undergraduate and graduate students from Alakanuak, Emmonak, Grayling, Kotlik, Mountain Village and Nunam Iqua, GPA of 2.5 or higher, awarded through Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association
Ruth E. Sutton Scholarship*
Full-time Alaskan residents (at least 5 years) under age 24
Ramona F. Sines Endowed Scholarship*
Full-time female undergraduate under 26 years old, HS GPA 3.5 or higher, APU GPA 2.75 or higher
Mary Ellen Segelhorst Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate, Alaska resident and/or a graduate from an Alaskan high school, demonstrating need or sufficient academic achievement for a merit scholarship
Institute & Program Area
APU’s Institute of Culture & Environment promotes the advancement of knowledge, understanding, and reasoning in Liberal Studies, Marine and Environmental Sciences, and Outdoor Studies. Honoring Alaska’s cultural and geographic diversity, the Institute prepares students to address and engage our region’s complex and unique challenges.
Moving ideas! When you want to combine creative thinking with practical skills, choose any of the Liberal Studies programs and put your talent to work. Whether your outlet is in music, poetry or media and communications– whether you aim to improve the planet or enhance well-being one person at a time – our programs provide meaningful pathways to meet your goals.