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Global Leadership and Sustainable Development

Hawai'i Pacific University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1000 USD/credit
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About

The Global Leadership and Sustainable Development program at the Hawai'i Pacific University states that across the world, there is a growing need for sustainable and resilient solutions to many of the complex problems we face. As the need becomes more and more apparent, the demand for sustainability professionals increases as well.

Overview

The Global Leadership and Sustainable Development program at the Hawai'i Pacific University is designed to prepare students to lead change initiatives in a globalizing world in the growing field of sustainability. Students learn to search for the underlying causes of global environmental, economic and social problems and design and lead responses that produce sustainable outcomes for the current and future generations.

Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Master of Arts in Global Leadership and Sustainable Development program will:

  • Think systemically and thus identify and analyze the structural causes that underlie global issues and problems.
  • Search collaboratively for solutions to global problems and issues that meet the expectations of multiple stakeholders within ecological limits.
  • Critique events decisions, and issues related to globalization in terms of both their short and long-term consequences across multiple stakeholders, including the natural world.
  • Recognize that the dynamic, complex and interdependent nature of globalization forces requires transparency and democratic processes for optimum solutions if social justice is to be achieved.
  • Analyze global issues using systems thinking concepts and tools, e.g. causal-loop diagrams, timeline analysis, structural analysis.
  • Engage in self-reflection of their leadership potential and put in place a personalized plan to develop the leader within.
  • Conceptualize, initiate, and lead change programs that enhance the sustainable development dimension of human systems.

Programme Structure

Recent MAGLSD graduates enjoy rewarding careers at companies around the world, including:

  • Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources
  • Norwegian National Rail Administration
  • Cincinnati Health Department
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • California Center for Sustainable Energy
  • Pacific Northwest Laboratory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • $55 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1000 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1000 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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