Masters Programs in Green Studies

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Green Studies

A master’s degree is an advanced educational program that expands on topics students learned during their initial four years of college. Most of these programs require an additional two years of full-time study, and students generally must complete a final project that demonstrates mastery of the material.

What is a Master in Green Studies? These are typically business degrees that focus on developing new ways to solve common problems. With a better scientific understanding of the environment and changing public attitudes, organizations often need leaders that can help them to adapt. Topics of study often include the environmental impact of manufacturing and logistics processes, regulatory burdens, and strategies for retaining profits. Students may learn how green energy production and green building techniques can improve an organization’s capabilities.

After completing one of these degree programs, graduates are ready to become leaders with improved communication and analytical capabilities. Additionally, these professionals are also able to streamline a business process to save costs and meet objectives. They know the key factors of the green industry and can implement changes using project-management skills.

The tuition costs and fees for a master’s degree will vary. Those interested should contact the admissions departments of schools under consideration for more details.

Graduates of a master’s program usually have highly sought-after skills. Employers in the manufacturing and transportation sectors routinely hire these professionals as managers. Graduates may also be qualified to work as consultants and lend their expertise to specific projects. Some work as auditors for government agencies. Green energy companies may hire a graduate for business development or marketing. Enterprising graduates may decide to start their own companies and offer green solutions to problems about which they are passionate.

Before starting a program of study, you should research as many options as possible. Between traditional universities and online colleges, there are numerous options to fit your lifestyle and schedule. 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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Master in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility (MaGER)

Università Bocconi
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Italy Milan

The Bocconi Master in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility (MaGER) is a unique opportunity for students interested in building a professional career in a multi-disciplinary topic characterized by growing momentum and increasing interest of economic actors and international organizations. [+]

Sustainability, climate change, energy, and energy efficiency, green consumption and sustainable urban development are globally recognized challenges for the 21st century. Tackling these challenges requires a strong commitment from companies and private sectors, governments, agencies, and NGOs. The managers and professionals of tomorrow will require knowledge to understand the interconnectedness of economic, environmental and social dimensions, as well as competencies to manage and contribute the change towards a more sustainable world.

The Bocconi Master in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility (MaGER) is a unique opportunity for students interested in building a professional career in a multi-disciplinary topic characterized by growing momentum and increasing interest of economic actors and international organizations.... [-]


MicroMasters Program in Solar Energy Engineering (TU Delft)

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Online September 2018 USA Cambridge

Solar energy technology use is expanding rapidly. The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) sector is the largest and fastest growing renewable energy employer worldwide with an increasing need for experts that can support this growth. In this MicroMasters program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the solar energy field and become a successful solar energy professional.

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Solar energy technology use is expanding rapidly. The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) sector is the largest and fastest growing renewable energy employer worldwide with an increasing need for experts that can support this growth. In this MicroMasters program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the solar energy field and become a successful solar energy professional. This program will teach you what is expected from solar experts and will prepare you for employment in various capacities including:

Systems design and engineering Solar systems installation Device fabrication and characterization QA and reliability testing Project management and consultancy as well as (technical) sales ... [-]