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206 Master of Science Programs in Sustainability Studies

The Master of Science in Sustainability Studies is a degree that is increasingly relevant today due to population growth and growing awareness of the resulting environmental impact. People who care about finding growth and development solutions that benefit the planet will enjoy studying this field and pursuing careers in it.   What is an MSc in Sustainability Studies? A degree in this f… Read more

The Master of Science in Sustainability Studies is a degree that is increasingly relevant today due to population growth and growing awareness of the resulting environmental impact. People who care about finding growth and development solutions that benefit the planet will enjoy studying this field and pursuing careers in it.  

What is an MSc in Sustainability Studies? A degree in this field helps students understand the theory behind sustainable practices, current challenges in this area, and potential means of solving those issues. Most degree programs combine topics from the natural sciences, such as climatology, biology, and ecology, and topics from the social sciences. Coursework might explore ways to use energy more sustainably, help developing countries grow in an environmentally responsible manner, or shape policies that the public will actually follow.

Sustainable practices are a growing source of concern for many potential employers, including companies, government agencies, and non-profits. People who have earned a Master of Science in this discipline enjoy a wide range of employment opportunities and rewarding careers doing work to make the world a better place.

The cost of pursuing the MSc in Sustainability Studies depends on several factors. The institution, the location, and even the program duration can all affect tuition, fees, and other expenses. Potential students should compare the true cost of several programs before making a final decision.

People who have earned an MSc in Sustainability Studies may pursue various careers. These professionals may become environmental consultants or hold specialized positions within companies, such as environmental executives. Individuals with science backgrounds may pursue work as researchers, environmental scientists, or conservation scientists. People with legal or financial backgrounds may pursue work as auditors or compliance directors.

MScs in a subject related to sustainability are offered at numerous educational institutions, including institutions with online degree programs. Online degrees can be one of the more economical and convenient options for people pursuing higher education. If you are ready to learn more about completing an online Master of Science in this growing field, 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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Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Rotterdam, Netherlands

This master track focuses on how land and natural resources are approached, handled and how these elements contribute to, or slow down, the development of equitable and sustai ... +

This master track focuses on how land and natural resources are approached, handled and how these elements contribute to, or slow down, the development of equitable and sustainable cities. It engages with the influence of land governance on supporting sustainable and resilient urban development in social, economic and environmental aspects. Key topics include settlement informality, displacement and gentrification. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate chan ... +

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate change for human institutions and ecosystems and the potentially transformative role of sustainable energy systems. Students develop a firm grasp of climate change science and the potential impacts of climate change in this century and beyond. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

Managing sustainability is one of the most challenging and rapidly growing areas in both the public and private sectors. With increasing recognition of the impact of a world l ... +

Managing sustainability is one of the most challenging and rapidly growing areas in both the public and private sectors. With increasing recognition of the impact of a world living beyond its means, the commitment to sustainable development to meet the needs of present generations without jeopardising those of the future has never been more apparent. This innovative conversion Masters programme is open to applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds and promotes leadership and embraces action-based, experiential learning, facilitated through a series of lectures, work placements and group projects. The programme fosters critical thinking and promotes the use of initiative for problem-solving and decision-making in sustainable development. Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible and ideally no later than 31st July 2022 for courses that commence in late September. In the event that any programme receives a high number of applications, the University reserves the right to close the application portal. Please note a deposit may be required to guarantee a place on the course. Due to high demand, applications may not be considered if the course has reached its maximum class size and will be placed on a waiting list. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 

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Modul University Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Our Master of Science in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy challenges you to consider a wide spectrum of sustainability issues and their often complex interrelati ... +

Our Master of Science in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy challenges you to consider a wide spectrum of sustainability issues and their often complex interrelationships. The program provides training for a new generation of professionals who will confidently respond to future global sustainability challenges. With a case study-focused approach, students will learn how to link research to real-world phenomena. You will learn to analyze and assess sustainability-related case studies and to suggest solutions for pressing societal problems like climate change. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
23 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Kogod School of Business, American University
Washington, USA

If you've got a passion for sustainability and a desire to affect change, Kogod's Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MSSM) program is for you. The MSSM trains you ... +

If you've got a passion for sustainability and a desire to affect change, Kogod's Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MSSM) program is for you. The MSSM trains you as an innovator and an implementer, offering a business-based curriculum integrated with social science, public policy, and international issues. This is a STEM-designated program. Graduates are equipped to analyze organizational problems in their environmental context and produce economic, ecological, and socially responsible solutions. Recent graduates of the program have found employment across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
22 Aug 2022
Campus
 
PFH Private University of Applied Sciences
Stade, Germany

The Master's program is aimed at engineers from a wide range of disciplines as well as designers who are enthusiastic about materials, locomotion, and lightweight construction ... +

The Master's program is aimed at engineers from a wide range of disciplines as well as designers who are enthusiastic about materials, locomotion, and lightweight construction. The study program offers the best professional conditions thanks to the special expertise in lightweight construction and fiber composites, which has been part of the PFH in research and teaching for years. In addition, you will apply the knowledge you have acquired during your studies to practical, "real-life" projects. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
01 Oct 2022
Campus
 
NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Alesund, Norway

Are you interested in the intricacies of international business? Are you curious about how customer-focused innovation and entrepreneurship lead to new business models and sta ... +

Are you interested in the intricacies of international business? Are you curious about how customer-focused innovation and entrepreneurship lead to new business models and start-ups? Do you see the need for digital skills in working in either of these areas? Is sustainability in business important to you? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the MSc in International Business and Marketing (“Siviløkonom”) program at NTNU in Ålesund may be for you. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
New College of the Humanities
London, United Kingdom

MSc Digital Politics & Sustainable Development responds directly to processes afoot of power shifts and power diffusion in international relations (IR). These processes ar ... +

MSc Digital Politics & Sustainable Development responds directly to processes afoot of power shifts and power diffusion in international relations (IR). These processes are fundamentally changing the organisational structure of IR. This programme responds to questions of agency, action and accountability of governance networks by deploying systems-based approaches. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
12 Sep 2022
Campus