Sustainability Management Master's Program
DegreeMaster of Science or Dual-Degree MBA
The world’s largest companies are discovering that what’s good for the environment is good for business—and that means highly skilled sustainability professionals are in high demand.
At Stevens, our sustainability management master’s students bring a variety of backgrounds, from the humanities to the hard sciences, from business to law. Here, you’ll learn how to work effectively across disciplines to bring about change that positively impacts the lives of people and the planet. You will gain a deep understanding of the science and technology that drives sustainability initiatives and sustainable business strategies, as well as communications and methods for social implementation, enabling you to transform ideas into meaningful action. Our graduates go on to assume a wide range of roles, including sustainability director, corporate responsibility manager, and environmental compliance officer.
Learn More About The Program
Hone your leadership skills while deepening your technical knowledge in a dual master's degree program with the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science and the Stevens School of Business.
This master's program offers you the option to pursue a dual MBA degree with the Stevens School of Business.
Study with An Emerging Leader in Sustainability
At Stevens, sustainability is more than a catchword: it’s a commitment. From winning national awards for student designs in energy efficient housing, to incubating high-tech water and solar start-ups, to generating new knowledge for environmental policy and resource management, we live by the belief that what we do every day can positively impact people and the world around us. Learn how the university is helping plan a greener future.
The Stevens Advantage
Stevens’ location in the heart of the New York metropolitan area gives students a unique view into the sustainability opportunities and challenges in a major urban environment. Our low faculty:student ratio guarantees individualized attention to everyone. Our one-of-a-kind capstone program allows students to network and intern with local and regional sustainability leaders, creating valuable connections and facilitating internship opportunities. Through our specialized job training program, you will be able to successfully navigate through the niche employment market in sustainability.
Participants in the sustainability management master’s program also have the option of pursuing a dual-degree MBA offered through the Stevens School of Business.
More Advantages to our Program
Comprehensive customizable curriculum
Environmental Management Certificate at no extra cost
Sustainability consulting training (10 to 15 hour module as part of the Capstone course)
Part-time or full-time enrollment
All courses offered in the evening
Online courses available
Thesis and non-thesis options
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) with STEM extension available for eligible international students
Free membership in International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) with study guide for Sustainability Associate (SA) credentialing exam
We welcome applicants driven to protect the environment through meaningful, scalable change. This program is right for you if you are committed to preserving our planet for future generations. There are no restrictions on the type of undergraduate degree you must hold to apply to this program.
Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, from an accredited institution
Official college transcripts
Two letters of recommendation
Statement of Purpose
TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international students)
A competitive GRE or GMAT score*
*GRE/GMAT is not required for part-time students.
Putting You on Track for Professional Success
The sustainability management master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:
Corporate Responsibility Manager
Sustainable Design Specialist