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Sustainable Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #47 (BCR) Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Sustainability is integrated throughout our engineering curriculum especially at the undergraduate level, and this new master’s program complements and builds upon this foundation. 

Overview

The M.S. Degree in Sustainable Engineering (MS SE) is housed within the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI), with the degree granted from the Swanson School of Engineering.  The 30-credit degree was designed to integrate with current M.S. programs in engineering, providing students with the opportunity to complete two M.S. degree programs with a limited time increase.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Sustainability
  •  Engineering and Sustainable Development
  •  Life Cycle Assessment Methodologies and Tools

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Applicants for the MS SE will be judged on the student’s prior academic record, the accreditation of the prior degree granting school, and the capability of the program to match the applicant’s interest. A student with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from  an ABET-accredited engineering program will be granted admission on the basis of his/her undergraduate academic record. Typically, an applicant should have earned a B average (cumulative quality point average of 3.0/4.0) or better.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13198 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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