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Pursuing a degree in sustainability is an incredibly rewarding endeavor, although there are many tough issues and debates that arise out of this topic. The understanding of sustainability’s importance to the health of the globe and the community is a relatively new discussion among scientists and leaders.

The United States of America is a large country in Northern America, often known as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". It also gathers over 310 million people which is the world's third largest population. It includes densely populated cities with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful areas at the same time.

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University of Central Arkansas

The graduate program in Family and Consumer Sciences leads to the Master of Science degree. The program is designed to serve the needs of qualified students preparing for ... [+]

The graduate program in Family and Consumer Sciences leads to the Master of Science degree. The program is designed to serve the needs of qualified students preparing for Family and Consumer Sciences careers in business, education, hospitals, industry, government, community agencies, and for entering adoctoralprograminFamily and Consumer Sciences or in a related discipline.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the M.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences requires the student to have a baccalaureate degree in Family and Consumer Sciences or an allied area and meet entrance requirements for graduate school. In addition to entrance requirements for the graduate school, satisfactory scores on the General Section of the Graduate Record Examinations(GRE) must be submitted.... [-]

USA Conway
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
30 - 36 hours
Online & Campus Combined
Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua

The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training o ... [+]

The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of professionals, are responsive to innovative proposals and supported knowledge to demands solution to the problem of animal production systems, sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources in Chihuahua, Mexico and even beyond. To do this, the program develops in the student different generic and specialty skills in four areas of expertise: Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Natural Resources Management and Technology of Animal Products.

Mission and Vision

MISSION

To train specialized human resources with comprehensive skills to contribute to sustainable development through the generation, application, dissemination and transfer of knowledge to problem solving and innovation in animal production systems and care and responsible use of natural resources, for a better quality of life in the regional and national context.... [-]

Mexico Chihuahua
July 2019
Full-time
4 months
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

The MS degree in sustainable systems focuses on sustainable production systems, which create goods and services using processes that are non-polluting; conserving of ener ... [+]

Graduates of this program are prepared to pursue careers in their chosen fields with an understanding of basic sustainability principles and the expertise to analyze and solve complex sustainability issues.

For example, students entering the program with a degree in information systems may go on to work in the eco-IT field while students with an economics background may work in the area of life-cycle economic analysis of alternative energy systems.

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the MS in sustainable systems, a candidate must have:

Earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. One year of college science. One year of college mathematics (including calculus and statistics). Minimum grade point average of 3.0. Arrange an interview (with the academic department). ... [-]
USA Rochester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Master degree in Sustainable Engineering at RIT equips engineers with the tools they need to meet the challenges associated with delivering goods, energy and services thr ... [+]

Program overview

RIT offers two graduate programs in sustainable engineering. Sustainable engineering refers to the integration of social, environmental, and economic considerations into the product, process, and energy systems design methods. Additionally, sustainable engineering encourages the consideration of the complete product and process lifecycle during the design effort. The intent is to minimize the total of the environmental impacts across the entire lifecycle while simultaneously maximizing the benefits to social and economic stakeholders. The programs are multidisciplinary and are managed by the industrial and systems engineering department.

The master of science and the master of engineering degrees in sustainable engineering build on RIT’s work in sustainability research and education. Both programs offer students the flexibility to develop tracks in areas such as renewable energy systems, systems modeling and analysis, product design, and engineering policy and management. Both programs are offered on campus, and both are available on a full- or part-time basis.... [-]

USA Rochester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

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 ... [+]

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges of 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. Moreover, they develop substantial expertise in energy law and policymaking, as well as a working understanding of primary energy technologies, including both fossil fuel-based systems and renewable energy options.

Graduates of the MS in Energy Policy and Climate are well positioned to succeed in one of the fastest growing industries in the nation—and the world. As global energy demands increase at an ever-quickening pace, so too will the need for dynamic professionals capable of managing the delicate balance between the changing environment and our energy dependent society.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
The New School

The New School is at the forefront of addressing global environmental issues, thanks to Milano's Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) program. This p ... [+]

The New School is a progressive university in New York City where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Founded in 1919, the university consists of Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, and numerous renowned graduate programs. The New School’s rigorous, multidimensional approach to education gives students the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths of study for a complex and rapidly changing world.

About

The New School is at the forefront of addressing global environmental issues, thanks to Milano's Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) program. This program is designed to turn students' passion for environmental change and sustainability into careers with impact. Our students benefit from small, customized classes, a rigorous program of critical theory and practice, and close attention from a faculty engaged in research, scholarship, and cutting-edge professional practice. Our practice-based learning places students front and center alongside organizations working on the most pressing environmental issues of our time, from climate change and environmental justice to food systems and sustainable development.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Serving students across a broad range of interests, including both the natural and social sciences, the M.S. in Sustainability trains future leaders to work in the area o ... [+]

MSc in Sustainability

As communities and organizations of all sizes and types recognize the importance of prioritizing sustainability planning and initiatives, the demand for a workforce with graduate-level training in this field continues to increase. As a student in the M.S. in Sustainability program, you’ll develop knowledge and skills essential to create and support socio-ecological systems that address the needs of the present while ensuring that future generations can flourish. The program emphasizes equitable sustainability solutions and problem-solving, allowing you to enhance and apply your knowledge of natural and built systems to support just and sustainable communities.

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USA Medford
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Ubiquity University

This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the field of social innovation and offer a base education in how to create and develop new social venture ... [+]

3 core courses 3 elective courses 2 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach 2 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

Requirements: an undergraduate degree or an MBA Length: 10 courses Price: US$6,000 This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the field of social innovation and offer a base education in how to create and develop new social ventures. It combines pioneering thinking in the field with learning from real-world case studies and offers foundational skills in how to transform an idea into a viable social enterprise. This program also invites you to understand your triggers for action in both the global and local contexts and offers valuable mental models and tools for designing ways to engage in issues of interest. The MSc can be an additional specialty on top of an existing MBA qualification or can be taken as a program in its own right as the next step beyond an undergraduate degree. Certain competencies may be required to be demonstrated in advance, accessible through the Ubiquity platform. Upon completing this program, you will be better able to articulate and assess the viability of an idea and make choices from among a variety of approaches to social innovation. This program is relevant to students seeking to be entrepreneurial either in your own startup, as an intrapreneur within an organization, or as a leader of a social cause initiative that can benefit from more entrepreneurial thinking and doing. As... [-]

USA Mill Valley
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 12 months
Online
Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

The M.S. in Sustainable Design at Thomas Jefferson University was developed by a group of the country’s top sustainable designers and experienced sustainability professor ... [+]

The M.S. in Sustainable Design at Thomas Jefferson University was developed by a group of the country’s top sustainable designers and experienced sustainability professors. The result is an award-winning trans-disciplinary, collaborative design program. Students build problem-solving skills to develop market-driven solutions to become leaders in sustainable design to better serve society.

Based on an integrated design education model, the program offers a unique advantage by introducing students early in the design process to experts, design options and real-world constraints. Projects range from high performing sustainable design projects to sustainable initiatives for non-profits and start-ups. Industry partnerships feature prominently, providing networking opportunities and hands-on practice with real-world challenges. A strong integration with the design and sustainability community in Philadelphia provides students and graduates ample opportunities for internships, volunteer positions, and job placement. With flexible scheduling options, students can earn their M.S. in Sustainable Design on-campus, online or a hybrid of both. The program also qualifies as a STEM program which allows international students to apply for a 24-month extension to their Optional Practical Training.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Kogod School of Business, American University

The Master's in Sustainability Management degree (MSSM) from the Kogod School of Business integrates business education with environmental science and public policy. Grad ... [+]

The Master's in Sustainability Management degree (MSSM) from the Kogod School of Business integrates business education with environmental science and public policy. Graduates are well-prepared to lead in the public, private and non-profit sectors. The MSSM is the only interdisciplinary business-based degree of its kind in the country and is offered by one of the greenest universities in the U.S.

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USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus