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Online Master's Degrees in Sustainable Development 2023

Individuals interested in advancing into leadership positions may find it helpful to pursue a master’s degree. These graduate degrees provide focused curriculums for specific fields of study, allowing students to specialize in their chosen field. Experienced professionals and recent college graduates may take an interest in sustainable development and social responsibility; therefore, an adv… Read more

Individuals interested in advancing into leadership positions may find it helpful to pursue a master’s degree. These graduate degrees provide focused curriculums for specific fields of study, allowing students to specialize in their chosen field.

Experienced professionals and recent college graduates may take an interest in sustainable development and social responsibility; therefore, an advanced degree focusing on sustainability may be of interest. What is a Master in Sustainable Development? This program focuses on the development of business models that utilize resources responsibly; therefore, businesses can operate continuously while remaining socially conscious. A graduate program in sustainable development will focus broadly on topics of business, agriculture, economy, and supply chain management.

As a degree in sustainable development focuses on large-scale concerns, it is difficult to name the advantages for an individual’s personal and professional life; however, with a focus on management and teamwork, the degree guides students through the processes of project management, conflict resolution, and effective communication.

A Master in Sustainable Development, like many graduate programs, can be completed relatively quickly, in under two years. While price is typically a factor for most students, the variety of programs available globally makes it difficult to nail down specific costs.

With a growing concern and demand for environmental occupations and specialists, students earning a Master in Sustainable Development often experience many employment opportunities. Job seekers may find opportunities in research, development, engineering, and business fields. There are many specific occupations for those who have the right qualifications and experience, such as chief sustainability executive, chemical engineer, industrial production manager, civil engineer, general and operations manager, and production manager.

With the growing number of institutions and universities around the world, it is important for students to research specific requirements and expectations to ensure that they choose the right school for them. 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 1st in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016-2022), the University of Sussex is recognised as one of the world's leading unive ... +

Ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016-2022), 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 - 4 years
English
Online
 
Mälardalen University
Västerås, Sweden

Our world is under threat from climate change, overconsumption, and ever-increasing pollution. Are you interested in contributing to the solutions of these in a sustainable wa ... +

Our world is under threat from climate change, overconsumption, and ever-increasing pollution. Are you interested in contributing to the solutions of these in a sustainable way? If so, then the online Master's programme in Environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development is a great choice! -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Structuralia
Alcobendas, Spain

This program has been designed to facilitate the understanding of the current global framework and the most relevant aspects that could help many organizations to achieve “qui ... +

This program has been designed to facilitate the understanding of the current global framework and the most relevant aspects that could help many organizations to achieve “quick wins”. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 

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Instituto Séneca - Centro Internacional de Postgrado
Madrid, Spain

El Máster en Desarrollo Sostenible del Instituto Séneca es un programa que aborda el tema de la sostenibilidad de manera integral e interdisciplinaria. Se centra en proporcion ... +

El Máster en Desarrollo Sostenible del Instituto Séneca es un programa que aborda el tema de la sostenibilidad de manera integral e interdisciplinaria. Se centra en proporcionar conocimientos y herramientas que promuevan un progreso respetuoso con las personas y el medio ambiente. Además, este programa tiene un enfoque profesionalizador y se centra en la aplicación práctica de sus contenidos, al mismo tiempo que profundiza en el análisis y el conocimiento de su campo de estudio. -
Master
Full-time
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 - 6 years
English
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The global community faces problems of poverty and profound environmental change that are interconnected in complex and dynamic ways. As the Sustainable Development Goals ackn ... +

The global community faces problems of poverty and profound environmental change that are interconnected in complex and dynamic ways. As the Sustainable Development Goals acknowledge, in an increasingly integrated world, any development agenda must be a global one with shared responsibilities for all countries. However, the idea of sustainable development, that underpins the post-2015 development agenda, is also a controversial concept that requires critical examination. The rationale for this innovative programme of the study lies in the global environmental and development challenges that have been articulated in the Sustainable Development Goals. It is clear that solutions to the challenge of sustainable development require holistic, integrated and coordinated actions across a very wide range of sectors, and will increasingly require a multidisciplinary approach. This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to specialise in one area in greater depth. This online Sustainable Development postgraduate 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
Online
 
SIT Graduate Institute
Brattleboro, USA +15 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
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Education
Gothenburg, Sweden

There is only one Earth. With global challenges like accelerating climate change, mass extinction of species, rising inequity, and a growing world population, the urgency of c ... +

There is only one Earth. With global challenges like accelerating climate change, mass extinction of species, rising inequity, and a growing world population, the urgency of creating a more sustainable world is alarming. -
Master
English
Online
 
Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Dublin, Ireland

This programme will enable learners to carry out research on a range of focused topics, involving data collection, critical analysis, and interpretation and to present them in ... +

This programme will enable learners to carry out research on a range of focused topics, involving data collection, critical analysis, and interpretation and to present them in a report format. Management for Sustainable Development’s main philosophy is that for business to be sustainable in the long-term, a manager must effectively manage the whole of the business’ resources, including environmental, economic and social resources, from a sustainable, global perspective. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online