Sustainability Science - Online

Montclair State University

Year Founded: Aug. 1, 2017
Date Posted: April 24, 2017
Submitted by: Crystal Simmons
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Completion: 12 months
Distance: Distance Education


The Master of Science in Sustainability Science with a concentration in Sustainability Leadership (Professional Science Master's) is an online graduate degree program designed to fill a management need for governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and private-sector companies. Students pursue advanced training in sustainability science, while simultaneously developing valued business skills. The Professional Science Master's (PSM) in Sustainability Leadership is designed for students to develop analytical skills and the ability to seek optimal solutions to complex issues. Coursework stresses the development of important written and oral communication skills; the ability to manage multiple tasks; the capacity to develop strategic vision in sustainability; and the necessary competences to translate sustainability science theory into applied decision-making. The cohort-based program encourages students to develop the skills of working collaboratively across time zones.