Sustainability Management

University of Toronto

Master On Campus
24 months
23770 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sustainability Management program of University of Toronto provides the training for graduates to act outside the traditional disciplinary black boxes; integrate knowledge from management, social, and natural sciences to address sustainability issues; and make leading contributions and lasting advances in sustainability management.


The Sustainability Management program of University of Toronto is unique among science and management graduate programs by providing a strong foundation in sustainability management while offering an opportunity to specialize in a management or science concentration.

The program is designed for students from diverse backgrounds such as management science, social science, natural science, and engineering. The program was developed in consultation with leaders and future employers in business, non-profit, research, and government organizations.

The MScSM degree is for individuals who want to pursue management careers in sustainability-related divisions and organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Sustainability Management
  • Decision Making for Sustainability Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Managerial Economics for Sustainability Management
  • Ecosystem Science
  • Managing Sustainable Organizations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate undergraduate degree from a recognized university in any area of natural science, social science, management, and engineering or any management, environment, or natural resource-driven background with a standing equivalent to at least a mid-B in the final year of the program.
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics or mathematics course (0.5 full-course equivalent [FCE] or equivalent).
  • Resumé/curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Letter of intent outlining the applicant's interest in sustainability issues (750 words).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23770 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6210 CAD per year and a duration of 24 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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