The New School is at the forefront of advancing climate policy and environmental justice, thanks to our master's degree in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management. Around the world there are efforts to promote change by utilizing insights developed by communities, societies, and grassroots organizations with close relationships to the land and its ecologies.
Graduates of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management emerge as thoughtful, innovative practitioners with the analytical skills and practical tools to advance environmental, climate, and social justice for a more sustainable world. Our alumni are making a difference in government, nonprofits, advocacy and social change organizations, policy and research institutes, as well as the private sector. They hold senior roles in organizations including the United Nations Development Programme, the City of Oakland, Con Edison, and the Hunger Project.
- Critical Perspectives, Real-World Challenges
Explore environmental challenges through an approach rooted in environmental justice, intersectional and grassroots perspectives, and indigenous knowledge.
- Tailored to Your Goals
Choose a concentration in either Environmental Policy or Sustainability Management, and explore courses in a range of relevant subject areas.
- Interdisciplinary Opportunities
Take advantage of courses throughout the university, including at Parsons School of Design, the School of Media Studies, and The New School for Social Research.
- Flexibility for Working Students
Enjoy the freedom to study full-time or part-time on our campus in New York City, with many classes available in the evening.
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- Quantitative Methods
- Economics for Management and Public Policy or NEPS
- Making a Difference Requirement
- Climate Change: Systemic Crisis and System Change
- Sustainability Perspectives and Practice
- Leadership for Sustainability and Environmental Policy
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSustainable Development Environmental Economics & Policy Environmental Sciences View 114 other Masters in Sustainable Development in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- Academic or Professional Writing Sample (Optional)
- GRE and GMAT Test Information
International1710 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1710 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1710 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1710 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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