Master of Science


The Master of Science in Sustainability (MSS) degree program prepares
professionals for careers in the public sector, regulatory system, businesses, government
agencies, and NGOs.
CU’s program is multidisciplinary, combining elements of advanced study in various
sustainability-related topics with other cognate areas such as leadership, business, and


2 Year Program
Available Residentially
Available Online


  • Gain advanced knowledge of the nature, science, and societal challenges of sustainable development;
  • Gain mastery of the techniques to study and analyze data and the methods required to critically assess data;
  • Understand the economic, scientific, technological, business, and other frameworks needed to identify and tackle the impacts of human activities on the environment;
  • Gain advanced knowledge of sustainability theories and practices as they apply to areas including finance, business, natural resources, regulation, and planning;
  • Gain the ability to synthesize knowledge and ethically communicate it to diverse audiences.

Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Completed application with Carolina University