The Sustainability Science and Practice Program prepares students to advance sustainability across complex systems in pursuit of human well-being now and in the future.
We offer a coterminal master’s degree that prepares students wtih the knowledge, mindsets and practical skills needed to understand and intervene in complex systems to advance sustainability – securing human well-being around the world and across generations. The degree in Sustainability Science and Practice is available as a Master of Science or Master of Arts, depending on the chosen set of courses.
It integrates theoretical and conceptual knowledge with practical tools to enable students to develop core knowledge across three elements:
- Understanding Complex Social Environmental Systems
- Understanding Decision Making and Developing Strategies for Change
- Designing Innovations with Impact at Scale
In addition, students complete a 120-hour practicum experience, using their new knowledge and skills to work towards sustainability goals with diverse decision makers.