Sustainable Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
48594 USD/year
48594 USD/year
28652 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Pittsburgh defines “sustainability” as balancing equity, environment, & economics so current and future generations can thrive. At the University of Pittsburgh we offer a master degree in Sustainable Engineering. 


Keeping this in focus, Pitt is actively involved in sustainability initiatives and practices across disciplines, domains, and scales.  From business operations to research collaborations to fostering vibrant student groups and activism to master planning, Pitt is earning a strong reputation for its culture of sustainability across the nation. 

We offer a master degree in Sustainable Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Join us and follow along as we continually challenge the status quo to create sustainable solutions, actions, strategies, and opportunities for students, faculty, staff, our campuses, and Western Pennsylvania.  Every person and decision matters; we welcome your help!

Depth of Learning

  • Provide advanced education to graduate students to identify and solve sustainability issues using systems approaches in the context of the triple bottom line of environmental, societal, and economic problems.
  • Create a rigorous program with breadth and depth to propel graduate students to foster sustainable technologies, science, and practices in the U.S. and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Sustainability
  •  Engineering and Sustainable Development
  •  Life Cycle Assessment Methodologies and Tools
  • Environmental Economics
  • ontemporary US Energy Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters Of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Gre Scores
  • English Language Proficiency Exam (International Applicants Only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48594 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    48594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48594 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28652 USD per year during 12 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,357 per credit INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL: $2,297 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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


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