Sustainability, M.A. | Wake Forest University | Winston-Salem, United States
12 months
38650 USD/year
38650 USD/year
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In 2014, CEES partnered with 26 faculty from across campus to establish the Sustainability Graduate Programs at Wake Forest University. 


Key Features

In addition to the Master of Arts in Sustainability (MAS) and a certificate program, Wake Forest offers two unique dual degree programs – the JD/MA in Sustainability and the Masters of Divinity/MA in Sustainability. In July 2017, Stan Meiburg, Former Deputy Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was appointed as the new director of the Sustainability Graduate Programs. 

The Sustainability degree at Wake Forest University is a distinctive, interdisciplinary one-year program that combines the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, management and law. Courses taught include guest lecturers and off-site facility visits. As a result, students have unparalleled opportunities to engage with professionals beyond the Wake Forest campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills
  • Professional & Leadership Skills
  • Global Human Systems
  • Resource Management
  • Applied Sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Each application, whether from a domestic or international applicant, is evaluated and considered on its own merits and academic qualifications. Consideration is also given to previous research experience, publications, and work performance.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS examinations
  • Applicants whose native language is not English, but English was the primary medium of instruction at the public, undergraduate, or graduate school level, should include an official statement from their degree granting institution confirming that English was the medium of instruction. Once this statement has been received, the Graduate School will confirm by email or written document that the English requirement has been met.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    38650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Winston-Salem

864 - 1409 USD /month
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