12 months
15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
7840 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In this innovative 30 credit hour Global Sustainability graduate major at the University of South Florida, the students will apply their passion for the environment with hands-on experiential learning through internships to find sustainability solutions. 


About this Degree

The Global Sustainability major at the University of South Florida offers a multidisciplinary study of the environment and social and economic dimensions of sustainability, as well as training in research methodology to enable practitioners to make informed decisions and to create tangible change toward sustainable futures. 

All students are required to perform a mandatory internship in the public or private sector. Upon graduation, the students will be ready for careers in global sustainability that require a systems approach, teamwork, program planning, and policy development skills to solve sustainability issues in developing and developed nations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts and Principles of Sustainability
  • Economics and Finance for Sustainability
  • Systems Thinking: The Key to Sustainability
  • Renewable Power Portfolio
  • Bioresources for a Sustainable Future
  • Water Resources Planning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
153 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA of at least 3.25 or greater; alternatively a GPA of at least 3.00 along with a GRE Verbal score of 153 (61 percentile) or higher, Quantitative of 153 (51 percentile) or higher and Analytical Writing of 3.5 or higher, all taken within 5 years of application.
  • At least two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors (signed, dated, and on official letterhead). Resume
  • Letter of Interest (up to 350 words explaining why the student is interested in Sustainability)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7840 USD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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