Sustainable Building Systems, M.Sc. | Northeastern University | Boston, United States
24 months
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27100 USD/year
27100 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Sustainable Building Systems at Northeastern University focuses on the design and operation of buildings to provide a comfortable, healthy, and productive indoor environment with minimal energy and environmental impact.

Overview

The Master of Science in Sustainable Building Systems at Northeastern University integrates elements of an architectural engineering program with construction management while embracing the concepts of engineering sustainability as related to energy and materials usage and the effect on the environment.

Prospective students for the MSSBS program are engineering, architecture, business or science majors, and industry professionals pursuing an industrial or public planning-based career, who desire to gain cutting-edge knowledge in sustainability practices for building systems development and its infrastructure.

Students develop leadership and decision-making skills to implement sustainable building practices in either the private or public sectors in the global market.

Careers

The graduates of the Master of Science in Sustainable Building Systems should display a high level of engineering knowledge in a broad range of architectural engineering, civil engineering, and construction management while embracing the concepts of engineering sustainability as related to energy and materials usage and the effects on the environment.

Graduates will have the base training necessary to lead efforts within companies to plan and implement sustainable practices for the design and operation of buildings, realize energy and materials efficiency improvements, and minimize environmental impact.

Upon graduation, students will be prepared to take the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Associate examination, providing them with an internationally recognized certificate in this field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Systems
  • Sustainable Design and Technologies in Construction
  • Sustainable Engineering Systems for Buildings
  • Sustainable Building Systems Seminar
  • Integrated Building Systems
  • Construction Project Control and Organization
  • Alternative Project Delivery Systems in Construction
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Materials, Products, and Infrastructure
  • Legal Aspects of Civil Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students inside the US: July 1 / November 1

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • Application fee
  • Resumé
  • Transcripts for all institutions attended
  • TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo exam scores for international students
  • GRE is NOT required for applicants starting Spring 2021

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54200 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    27100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54200 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Financing partner Prodigy Finance Loans for tuition and living costs from $15,000

Funding

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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