MS in Sustainability

Black Hills State University

Year Founded: Jan. 1, 2013
Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Completion: 2 years
Distance: Distance Education
Commitment: Both


The Master of Science in Sustainability degree is offered entirely online. It is intended to inform students about the theoretical and practical issues relevant to sustainability, and prepare them to reflect on, communicate with different stakeholders, and implement real-world solutions to problems, in order to work towards a sustainable society. This inter-disciplinary and innovative program will provide students with the knowledge that will enable them to understand the complex relationships between environmental factors, natural systems, economic structures, legal frameworks, socio-political forces and policy options, in order to have a comprehensive idea of the challenges and solutions relating to a sustainable future. As the fields relating to sustainability become increasingly important in government, academia and industry, students will earn a valuable degree that will help them to gain personal fulfillment and obtain appropriate employment.

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