MS in Sustainability and Environment

Focusing on the interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics, this customizable master’s degree is designed for professionals pursuing sustainability in any field.

  • 36 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • Delivered in an asynchronous (no set class time) format
  • Taught by experienced faculty
  • Thesis, capstone, or internship options
  • Highly customizable
  • Available areas of focus include Natural Sciences, Society and Equity, Economics and Development, and Aesthetics and Ethics
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Prepare for a sustainability career in any field while focusing on the interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics.

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Get details on our costs, which are competitive with those of other top universities. Our goal is to provide an online education that's both exceptional and affordable.

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