12 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Sustainability Solutions MSUS program from Arizona State University is designed to prepare students to apply sustainability principles and approaches to careers in a variety of fields, addressing complex human and environmental challenges.


Students with an MSUS will have the knowledge base and skill sets to bring sustainability solutions to corporate, government, and NGO sectors. Beginning with a foundation in sustainability theory and methods, the Sustainability Solutions MSUS program from Arizona State University allows students to specialize in areas such as:

  • Policy and Administration
  • Technology and Society
  • International Development
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Law
  • Military

Learning Outcomes

A distinguishing element of the MSUS (vs. the MA or MS) program is the culminating experience, in which students will do an applied project that emphasizes the application of sustainability principles and approaches to their chosen career field. Students will be teaming up with a company, a government agency, or an NGO to develop a real-world sustainability solution. This practical experience will position MSUS graduates perfectly in today’s competitive, knowledge-intensive job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Sustainability
  • Advanced Sustainability Problem Solving
  • Sustainable Resource Allocation
  • Science for Sustainability
  • Human Dimensions of Sustainability
  • Ecological Anthropology
  • Adaptation, Resilience, and Transformation
  • Sustainability and Enterprise
  • Food System Sustainability
  • Legal Issues in Sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Global Futures.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of intent
  • GRE scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • resume or curriculum vitae
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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