Chatham University

24 months
987 USD/credit
987 USD/credit
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The Master of Sustainability (MSUS) program – part of Chatham's Falk School of Sustainability & Environment – is a cohort-based program that educates and trains the sustainability leaders of tomorrow.

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Choose from five tracks to tailor your master's in sustainability education: Urban and Energy Systems, Ecology and Resource Management, Business and Innovation, Food Systems, and Policy and Economy.

Apply for a range of funding opportunities through the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment that come with unparalleled learning experiences.

Live, learn, and research at the first campus in the world built from below the ground up on the principles of sustainability, Eden Hall Campus.

Draw on the ample resources of Eden Hall Campus (our sustainable living-learning laboratory) and of Pittsburgh, PA, a city undergoing a green transformation.


Explore the current faculty- and student-driven research projects and opportunities at the Falk School to see the types of experience students can gain in the program.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Sustainable Community Development
  • LEED Certification
  • Building Sustainable & Resilient Cities
  • Community Research, Food and Health
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Applied Ecology
  •  The Business of Food and Agriculture
  •  Basic AgroEcology (w/Lab)
  • Sustainable Aquaculture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 or better on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with less than a 3.3 who show extreme promise through other achievements may be granted conditional admission.
  • Completed Application Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    987 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 987 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    987 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 987 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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