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Sustainability Strategies, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) New York City, NY, United States
The Sustainability Strategies program of The New School prepares students to play a crucial role within organizations by implementing, promoting, and monitoring environmental strategies.
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Overview

The Sustainability Strategies program of The New School applies an equity lens in advancing environmental sustainability and resilience.

Program Highlights

Career Relevance

Ideal for planners, directors, and consultants for environmental NGOs, emerging "green" industries, and planning and regulatory agencies.

Progressive Perspectives

Develop successful models of public administration and business that take into account ecological, social, and financial sustainability.

University-Wide Community

Benefit from the resources, student networks, and faculty expertise of a university-wide management and entrepreneurship community.

Career Paths

Graduates of the certificate program take on multifaceted roles in management, consulting, operations, design, corporate sustainability, and public policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Climate Change: Systemic Crisis and Systemic Change
  • Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability Perspectives and Practice
  • Leadership for Sustainability and Environmental Policy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Fall Priority Deadline: January 15
    • Applications may be accepted after deadlines on a rolling basis. 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Applicants are required to apply online using The New School’s Online Application
  • The application fee is $50. The fee is paid through the online application and is nonrefundable
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Résumé
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic or Professional Writing Sample (Optional)
  • Although not required, if you took the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), scores can be submitted to support your application
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1710 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1710 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1710 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1710 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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