Online Masters in Sustainability Studies 2020

Individuals looking to pad their resume and pursue careers where they can provide meaningful change may be interested in a master’s degree. With its selective focus, a master’s degree offers the opportunity to demonstrate academic prowess and expertise in a specific field. Those interested in pursuing careers that offer both social and meaningful change may want to pursue a graduate de… Read more

Individuals looking to pad their resume and pursue careers where they can provide meaningful change may be interested in a master’s degree. With its selective focus, a master’s degree offers the opportunity to demonstrate academic prowess and expertise in a specific field.

Those interested in pursuing careers that offer both social and meaningful change may want to pursue a graduate degree in sustainability. What is a Master in Sustainability Studies? Masters programs in sustainability studies are broad but typically focus on the environment and social responsibility. With course topics like social responsibility, climate change, and poverty and development, students in this program come away with a deep responsibility of the world we live in.

As sustainability studies focus on the understanding and caring of our world, it should not be surprising that skills developed in this program benefit students beyond their professional lives. For instance, focusing on social and economic issues, scholars of sustainability studies learn effective communication and conflict-resolution skills, and they learn how to work in a group.

Typically, a Master in Sustainability Studies takes anywhere from a year and a half to two years to complete. The costs associated with a program like this vary by location and school and should be researched thoroughly.

Those who successfully graduate with a Master in Sustainability Studies can expect a wide array of career opportunities. These careers can range from business endeavors to environmental ones. Several career choices are business risk manager, environmental scientist, environmental engineer, project manager, sustainability consultant, and agricultural environmental specialist. While a degree in this field is helpful for achieving success in any of these career fields, that success is also dependent on experience.

Anyone seeking information on a Master in Sustainability Studies would benefit from reviewing several universities’ requirements, cost, and expectations. 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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University of Sussex Online
London, United Kingdom

Ranked first in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019), the University of Sussex is recognised as one of the world's leading universi ... +

Ranked first in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019), the University of Sussex is recognised as one of the world's leading universities for research into sustainability and innovation. Bringing together expertise from three of the universities most proficient research units, the Science Policy Research Unit, School of Global Studies and Institute of Development Studies, this distinctive course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sustainability. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Sustainability Management School
Switzerland Online, Switzerland

Our Online Program is 100% online and it has the same recognition as the On-Campus Program. This course provides in-depth knowledge about the core issues and challenges of sus ... +

Our Online Program is 100% online and it has the same recognition as the On-Campus Program. This course provides in-depth knowledge about the core issues and challenges of sustainable fashion and integrates responsible leadership applied to the fashion sector. Participants learn the art of sustainable fashion with a creative focus and a critical awareness that enables them to be an active player in the sustainable fashion industry. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
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
Jan 2020
Online
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

This dynamic two-year interdisciplinary degree is dedicated to educating both existing and aspiring disaster and emergency management professionals. In this program, you will ... +

This dynamic two-year interdisciplinary degree is dedicated to educating both existing and aspiring disaster and emergency management professionals. In this program, you will learn how to support communities at risk and how to increase their resilience to the variety of hazards they may face, both now and in the future. The program emphasizes an integrated and holistic approach to disaster and emergency management built on the understanding that disasters are more than hazards, and are products of the inter-relationship and mutual construction of the environmental, social, economic, and political spheres. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
2 years
English
07 Jan 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Structuralia
Spain Online, Spain

Form yourself with Structuralia , the leading training school in the Spanish-speaking world in the sectors of Construction, Infrastructure, Energy and Engineering.

Form yourself with Structuralia , the leading training school in the Spanish-speaking world in the sectors of Construction, Infrastructure, Energy and Engineering. -
Master
Part-time
18 months
Spanish
Online
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The programme is designed as an institutional collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture), a government facility w ... +

The programme is designed as an institutional collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture), a government facility which houses the UK wildlife DNA forensics laboratory. Students will have a unique opportunity to learn from internationally recognised specialists in the application of genetic analysis to conservation management and wildlife forensics. -
MSc
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
28 Aug 2020
Online
 
IMF Business School
Madrid, Spain

At IMF want to join the Master in Quality, Environment and PRL with the experience of professionals with years of experience in the fields of prevention, quality and the envir ... +

At IMF want to join the Master in Quality, Environment and PRL with the experience of professionals with years of experience in the fields of prevention, quality and the environment. This Master allows a wide range of validation possibilities with other programs. Consult with your advisor the possibilities of validation. -
Master
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of the Highlands and Islands
Perth, United Kingdom

If you want to make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Mountain Development is for you. It has global re ... +

If you want to make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Mountain Development is for you. It has global recognition as a key activity of the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
SIT Graduate Institute
Brattleboro, USA +1 More

Learn how to design innovative solutions to today’s complex problems. In recent decades, economic disparity and environmental destruction have become ever more pronounced. Lea ... +

Learn how to design innovative solutions to today’s complex problems. In recent decades, economic disparity and environmental destruction have become ever more pronounced. Learn how current systems have led to today’s growing inequality, poverty, and unsustainable use of natural resources and discover innovative solutions being developed all over the world. You’ll also get the skills to create change to help societies and ecologies thrive. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Integrated Management: Environment, Quality and Prevention is an ideal reference for those companies that are faced with the need to incorporate into their compa ... +

The Master in Integrated Management: Environment, Quality and Prevention is an ideal reference for those companies that are faced with the need to incorporate into their company philosophy an integrated management system to obtain competitive advantages, also seeking an optimization of existing resources . -
Master
Part-time
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This programme provides a theoretical basis for understanding the evolution, meanings and use of the concept of sustainable development and it will help you to gain practical ... +

This programme provides a theoretical basis for understanding the evolution, meanings and use of the concept of sustainable development and it will help you to gain practical research experience. You will also acquire the skills needed to understand current environmental, development and sustainability issues and debates. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
21 Apr 2020
17 Feb 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

The world is moving from using fossil resources to sustainable biobased ones. In order to be truly sustainable, alternative, biobased resources also need to be economically vi ... +

The world is moving from using fossil resources to sustainable biobased ones. In order to be truly sustainable, alternative, biobased resources also need to be economically viable. To be successful, corporations need to be able to navigate the challenges and opportunities in this dynamic field. This MicroMasters program is intended for those currently working in the energy, chemical and biotech industries and seeking to make a shift to more sustainable practices. It will focus on the use of chemical and biotechnological approaches for the production of energy-carriers, polymers, chemical building blocks and materials from renewable resources and waste streams. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
24 weeks
English
Online
 
Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Castellón de la Plana, Spain

The Master aims to train professionals to apply in practice the approach to ethics, sustainability and social and environmental responsibility in business models and existing ... +

The Master aims to train professionals to apply in practice the approach to ethics, sustainability and social and environmental responsibility in business models and existing business, as well as other public and private organizations, such as non profit profit organizations or public administration. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Online
 
Divulgazione Dinamica
Seville, Spain

The Master Expert in Sustainable Development and Social Education is made up of two titles in a single accreditation (Expert, Master). These titles refer to two professional a ... +

The Master Expert in Sustainable Development and Social Education is made up of two titles in a single accreditation (Expert, Master). These titles refer to two professional areas -
Master
Part-time
900 hours
Sep 2020
Online
 
INEAD
France Online, France +22 More

The European Masters is aimed at those who plan to work in sustainable development management, in connection with all business functions in the three major economic sectors .. ... +

The European Masters is aimed at those who plan to work in sustainable development management, in connection with all business functions in the three major economic sectors ... -
Master
2 years
French
Online