Compare 26 Masters of Science in Sustainability

The MSc is a degree designed to allow students to gain deep insight into scientific methodologies and their use in the degree’s field of focus. It is distinguished from other advanced degrees in the same academic field by its emphasis on practical and measurable solutions to problems, as opposed to theoretical understanding and speculation.

What is an MSc in Sustainability? As a master’s of science degree, it involves interdisciplinary studies in various fields that come together to provide a methodology for measuring sustainability in corporate behavior, building, and economic development. Programs may focus on initiatives like green building, and a variety of certificates of specialization are available to add value to the degree, both during a student’s course of study and after graduation.

Students of sustainability learn how to use data to innovate improvements to systems, a broad skill with a wide range of applications. They also learn great analysis and modeling skills, allowing them to gain a better understanding of the world around them, and communication skills that help them express that understanding.

There’s no accurate way to predict the costs for pursuing a degree in sustainability. There are simply too many differences from school to school, even within the same country. Investigate tuition rates at different schools. Exploring international options could change your cost estimates a lot, especially if you look at online programs.

Sustainability graduates work in a variety of roles that revolve around the use of resources efficiently. In the private sector, they include operations managers and environmental engineers. Atmospheric and space scientists in both public and private institutions are also commonly found to be degree holders in this field. By helping companies, governments, and non-profits learn to use resources more efficiently, workers with this credential help to make the world a better place.

To find the perfect program for your master’s studies, you need to check all your options. That means looking at local schools, online only programs, and international offerings. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

26 Results in Sustainability Filter

MS Sustainability Management

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full-time Part-time September 2019 USA Washington

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.

Master in Sustainable Automotive Engineering (SAE)

The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG
Campus Full-time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Develop skills to design and evaluate the next generation of low environmental impact automotive products.

MSc in Sustainability

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

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 of sustainability within a variety of fields and industries, with a focus on just and equitable solutions.

MSc Sustainability and Social Innovation

HEC Paris School of Management
Campus Full-time 10 months September 2019 France Paris

HEC Paris MSc Sustainability & Social Innovation is an exclusive program designed for high potential students aspiring to become influential change-makers and build more sustainable business models in today’s economies. Students will be taught by experts in their field of management, most of whom are members of the Centre of Research on Society and Organisation within HEC.

Master's Programme in Circular Economy

LUT University
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Finland Lahti

In this Master's programme, you will learn how to replace goods with services if it is more efficient and better for the environment. For example, information technology can offer us access to products and assets which can be utilised to create these solutions.

MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability

Cranfield University
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cranfield

Corporate Social Responsibility, or Corporate Sustainability as leading companies are increasingly re-naming it, has never been more relevant to our organisations. By maximising positive social and environmental business impacts as well as economic ones, this strategic approach creates business opportunities, enables the business to flourish in the long term, and ensures that organisations have a positive impact in the world. The Cranfield Management and Corporate Sustainability MSc will teach you the practicalities of how businesses successfully embed sustainability into their core business purpose and strategy.

Master in Environmental Change and Global Sustainability

University of Helsinki
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

Global socio-ecological problems call for multidisciplinary solutions that transcend the usual boundaries of science and decision-making. The Environmental Change and Global Sustainability (ECGS) Master’s program trains you in wide-ranging interdisciplinary thinking skills.

Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (MSc)

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
Campus Full-time 4 semesters September 2019 Germany Rheinbach

The study programme covers the fields of materials science and technical sustainability. It also provides students with methodological skills in the areas of materials development, processing, and analysis plus the fields of sustainability aspects as efficient materials, life cycle assessment, conservation of resources and renewables.

Sustainability MSc

University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences
Campus Full-time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Dundee

Sustainability has emerged as one of the defining issues of the 21st century. Achieving enduring and fairer societies requires viable economies, sound science and good governance. This course provides training in theory and critical analysis along with the practical skills to facilitate the transformations needed to deliver secure low carbon futures.

Master of Science in Sustainable Environment

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Qatar Doha

A two-year graduate program with a focus on topics related to sustainable environment, including the effects of human development, pollution, and population growth.

Master of Engineering/Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years September 2019 USA Rochester + 1 more

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 through sustainable means.

MSc in Human Ecology – Culture, Power and Sustainability

Lund University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating about problems of sustainability.

MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability

International Hellenic University (IHU)
Campus Full-time Part-time 18 months October 2019 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

This programme offers students challenging, cross-disciplinary modules that are specifically designed to provide a well-rounded education on the multitude of issues in sustainable development.

Master of Science in Creative Sustainability (BIZ) - M. Sc. Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Aalto University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Finland Espoo

The Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (CS) provides you with the skills and knowledge to promote sustainable development through business. The linkages between business and sustainability are highly important in contemporary organizations, whether you wish to be a sustainability specialist in business or a management professional operating in some other field.

MSc in Governance of Sustainability

Leiden University
Campus Full-time 24 months September 2019 Netherlands Leiden

In the Governance of Sustainability programme, you will be educated to be a future 'broker' or 'change maker' to improve the quality of governance solutions to major sustainability challenges.