M.Sc. On Campus

Engineering Science - Engineering Sustainability

12 months
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Engineering Science - Engineering Sustainability program of the University at Buffalo is a 1 or 1 and 1/2 year multidisciplinary program training students in the core areas of Sustainability Fundamentals, Renewable Energy, Economics, Environmental Quality and Engineering Practice, Ethics and Manufacturing.


About the Engineering Sustainability program

Students in the Engineering Science - Engineering Sustainability program of the University at Buffalo choose elective courses in topics providing depth in energy systems, environmental quality and engineering management.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects strong job growth rate in many sustainability careers, both within the context of traditional engineering disciplines, and specialized areas such as sustainability planning and design, operations management, life cycle/footprint analysis and campus sustainability coordination. Renewable energy represents another prosperous field, especially wind power, where specialists can expect a staggering 96% growth in jobs through 2026.  A master’s degree in this growing field provides students with advanced coursework, research opportunities, and management training to succeed in a variety of career opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics of Engineering Sustainability
  • Ethics of Engineering Sustainability
  • Sustainabile and Alternative Energy
  • Energy and Environment
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Electrochemical Energy and the Environment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective students with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or natural sciences are invited to apply. The GRE is recommended, but not required.
  • The default 30-credit program is course-based (typically 10 classes) plus a required final culminating experience such as a short research paper. Thesis and project options are also available based on prior arrangement with a faculty member.
  • All applicants who are not native speakers of English must demonstrate proficiency by taking an English language proficiency exam.
  • Application Form
  • Application Fee ($85)
  • Personal Statement
  • College Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • GRE Scores (recommended for Engineering Sciences programs)
  • TOEFL Scores (for International Students only)
  • Financial Statement (for International Students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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