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Earning a Master of Arts typically takes two years to complete and provides a more intensive study of a subject in the fields of the arts, social sciences or humanities. Many students choose to pursue an advanced degree to secure higher-paying careers. What is an MA in Sustainable Design? Sustainable design is the study of architecture and construction techniques that promote environmental efficie… Read more

Earning a Master of Arts typically takes two years to complete and provides a more intensive study of a subject in the fields of the arts, social sciences or humanities. Many students choose to pursue an advanced degree to secure higher-paying careers.

What is an MA in Sustainable Design? Sustainable design is the study of architecture and construction techniques that promote environmental efficiency. Sometimes called “green building,” this field of study educates students on the environmental impact of building projects and seeks to conserve energy, water and materials during construction. Coursework in this type of degree may include design, construction management, history of architecture, renewable materials and green maintenance.

Students in the field of sustainable design may learn a multitude of skills that can help with personal and professional relationships. In this field, students may hone strong leadership skills and become effective communicators. Many students gain creative problem-solving skills, and these traits are applicable to numerous industries.

The length of a degree program, the type of school and the institution’s location can influence the cost of earning an MA. The best way to determine the total cost of earning a degree is by researching the schools individually and comparing the results.

Careers in the field of sustainable design may be numerous as the urgency for environmental responsibility increases, and students with an MA can often apply for more leadership positions than students with only an undergraduate degree. Many professional landscape and design firms seek educated professionals in sustainable design for positions such as designers, project managers, inspectors and supply managers. Other careers can be found in business, energy, technology and education as well.

There are thousands of universities and other educational institutions across the globe that offer master’s degrees. Many of these programs also offer online and part-time course options to accommodate a variety of students. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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AMD Akademie Mode & Design
Berlin, Germany

Developing sustainable design strategies and management approaches in the creative industries – the Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries Master's program seeks to ... +

Developing sustainable design strategies and management approaches in the creative industries – the Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries Master's program seeks to educate “change agents” who can make widespread changes in the creative industries with an integrated, sustainability-oriented approach. -
MA
Full-time
3 semesters
English, German
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Explore the future of landscapes, environments and ecosystems.

Explore the future of landscapes, environments and ecosystems. -
MA
Full-time
15 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, USA +1 More

Art Center’s Graduate Environmental Design program addresses the relationships between body, materials, space, and emotion. Our focus goes beyond style, considering the links ... +

Art Center’s Graduate Environmental Design program addresses the relationships between body, materials, space, and emotion. Our focus goes beyond style, considering the links between the psychological, physical, emotional and sensory effects of quality design. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Sep 2021
Campus