The goal of Sustainability Studies at Mason is to foster learning that advances the state of understanding and practice of sustainability.

A sustainability education lies within the intersection of environmental science and engineering, economics, social science, and the arts and humanities.

Mason seeks to graduate engaged citizens, well-rounded scholars, who are prepared to act. Mason’s Strategic Goal 2014-2024 include a focus on Innovative Learning that is transformative, experiential, global, and technology rich as well as doing Research of Consequence that plays an active role in solving some of our society’s most pressing problems.