MA in Urban Sustainability
The Master of Arts in Urban Sustainability program gives students a fresh perspective on the challenges and opportunities posed by issues of sustainability.
The master’s in Urban Sustainability low-residency program mixes classroom learning, guest speakers, and site visits with structured online project periods. Through coursework and fieldwork, students learn to consider the scientific, economic, and social implications of sustainability.
The program has a strong emphasis on social justice, as students explore the connection between sustainability and inequality. Students learn to be powerful advocates for the disenfranchised, and to empower communities to become active participants in the decisions that shape their world. Graduates of the master’s in Urban Sustainability program are prepared to take on leadership positions in public policy, corporate accountability, social justice organizing, and ecological practice.