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Best 91 Masters Programs in Sustainability Studies 2019

Those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in sustainability will learn about relevant topics, including the science and politics of climate change, development, poverty, and the social responsibility of larger corporations. Most programs are at least two years in length.

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Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business le ... [+]

MA in Responsible Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.

The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Part time
15 
Online & Campus Combined
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Sustainability Management School

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. ... [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]

Switzerland Gland
Full time
Part time
1 - 2 
Campus
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Presidio Graduate School

The PGS MPA is the only sustainability MPA of its kind - our students are influential across sectors in a way other MPAs simply cannot be. Please note: Due to the hybrid ... [+]

The PGS MPA is the only sustainability MPA of its kind - our students are influential across sectors in a way other MPAs simply cannot be.

The most distinctive aspect of our Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the comprehensive integration of management education with public policy and administration. The cornerstone of our MPA program is our signature “integrated curriculum” designed around three fundamental concepts that together define competence in Sustainable Management. Students in the MPA program take classes with MBA students, gaining cross-sector management and collaboration skills through team projects and assignments.

MPA Program Overview

Presidio prepares MPA students to lead in the public sector with boldness, vision and a commitment to sustainability. Today’s complex economic, social and environmental challenges require public managers to rethink policy and administration and to engage business, non-profit and community constituencies like never before. From citizen participation to climate action plans, public-private partnerships to green jobs, public administrators must lead and follow at the same time.... [-]

USA Seattle San Francisco
September 2019
Full time
Part time
2 - 4 
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Borås

The Master’s Programme in Fashion Marketing is a response to the growing demands of the fashion industry for creative and skilled people. The challenges for fashion compa ... [+]

This education gives you a comprehensive overview of the textile field, suited for those with an education in, for example, economics, technology, marketing, or design. This programme serves as a preparation for a career in the textile and fashion industry.

The Swedish School of Textiles is just the right place to study fashion. Here you find well-equipped labs, innovation, and research in technology as well as design, often conducted in collaboration with the industry. Since the Borås region is a textile region, there are good opportunities to collaborations, internships, and degree projects at nearby companies. The Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programmes within textile are located here, www.hb.se/en/The-Swedish-School-of-Textiles/... [-]

Sweden Borås
August 2019
Full time
1 - 1 
Campus
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Georgetown University - SFS - School of Foreign Service

Master of Global Human Development (MGHD) prepares students—through coursework, co-curricular activity, and a summer field assignment—to understand the challenges of deve ... [+]

The Master of Global Human Development is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based graduate program that is designed to prepare the next generation of development professionals to work with public sector agencies, private businesses, and non-profit organizations involved in the sector. Through coursework, extra-curricular activity and a practical fieldwork experience students understand the challenges of development and develop the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to become leaders in their field and make a difference in our global community.

About the Program

One billion people today still live in extreme poverty. Reducing world poverty and promoting growth and development in poor countries are among the major challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Bringing about this change has never been more urgent or more prominent in public discourse on international relations, or in the priorities of graduate students considering their future careers.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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DOBA Business School

Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainabl ... [+]

Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainable development and quality of life.

A smart city is a city that is based on the needs of its citizens and that uses advanced technologies to promote competitiveness, sustainable development and a better quality of life.

Due to the fact that the process of urbanization is going to intensify, the cities will have to face challenges of sustainable development at different levels: environmental, social and economic, especially in less developed countries where the urbanization level is much greater. It is essential to introduce integrative policy forms for a better quality of life of both urban and rural populations, and for a greater social inclusion.... [-]

Slovenia Maribor
October 2019
Full time
Part time
Online & Campus Combined
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Hamad bin Khalifa University

Successful participants will graduate with an Executive Master’s degree from HBKU and will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from HBKU’s two participatin ... [+]

Successful participants will graduate with an Executive Master’s degree from HBKU and will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from HBKU’s two participating partner universities: Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris.

This program brings together leading international experts from multiple disciplines and from the faculty of HBKU and its partners.

Graduates of the program are equipped to:

Implement effective strategic decisions and manage their operations based on a global understanding of issues in the field of energy and resources (E&R). Develop and implement multi-sided, analytical approaches and solutions to complex E&R issues. Become visionary leaders and innovators. Establish relationships with specialists in various managerial functions. ... [-]
Qatar Doha
September 2019
Full time
16 
Campus
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Syiah Kuala University

To respond to the demands and diversity of the potential and threat of disasters in Indonesia, Syiah Kuala University has been given a mandate by the Government to organi ... [+]

Aceh earthquake and tsunami, on December 26, 2004, was the biggest disaster - in its scale and impact - in this century. After the incident, it seemed like various other disasters took place all over the world. The high level of the vulnerability requires us to become a resilient nation against disasters. Every country needs to mobilize its resources in anticipating future events, reducing casualties and potential losses, and effectively restoring post-disaster conditions for the sustainability of national development. One crucial resource is the capacity of disaster science and technology.

Utilizing the capacity of science and technology in disaster risk reduction is also a mandate of the global framework of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030 and Law 24/2007 on Disaster Management. The role of science and technology needs ranging from understanding the dynamics of the threat, victim reduction, capacity building, to the formulation of policy. In this context, the role of universities becomes very central. Moreover, in disaster-prone areas, the university is the spearhead of the development and application of science and technology while at the same time giving birth to capable human resources to deal with various potential threats.... [-]

Indonesia Banda Aceh
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Tampere Universities

The administrative science specialisation provides students with sound academic skills for anticipating, analysing and responding to the complex, dynamic challenges facin ... [+]

Dealing with change in complex societies

The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to lead and analyse complex change processes. It responds to the need for new kinds of leadership skills, which are in demand at local, national, international and global levels.

By interacting with staff members from various disciplines – business, governance, politics and international relations – as well as with different societal stakeholders, students will learn to foster new forms of engagement across sectors of the economy and society. The programme prepares the graduates to work in the private, public or third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Copenhagen

The Master of Disaster Management provides humanitarian professionals with solid interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that meet the needs of modern emergency management ... [+]

Become a professional disaster risk management specialist

The Master of Disaster Management provides humanitarian professionals with solid interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that meet the needs of modern emergency management and disaster response.

Experience from recent major disasters, changes in the humanitarian field, the changing nature of a conflict, and climate change impact all have made it clear that a holistic approach to disasters and crisis management is needed to substantially reduce losses and deal with new challenges the current system seems ill-equipped to respond to.

A coherent and holistic approach to disaster risk management is not without challenges. The decision has to be based on a politically, economically, socially, culturally, and environmentally sustainable foundation and rooted in sound development policies. Risk reduction needs to underpin and guide decisions in Preparedness, Response and Recovery planning, and programmes. Professionals with an adequate knowledge base and the right skills are invaluable if these challenges are to be met.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
September 2019
Full time
1 - 3 
Campus
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Camara Minera Del Peru

The Technical University of Oruro grants, on behalf of the Nation, the Master's Degree with international recognition supported by the Regional Convention on the Recognit ... [+]

Start: February 28, 2019Modality: BlendedDuration: 12 MonthsCase Analysis: Peru, Mexico, Colombia and ChileDuration and Modality

12 months, Presencial - Virtual.

Accreditation and Recognition

The Technical University of Oruro grants, on behalf of the Nation, the Master's Degree with international recognition supported by the Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean.

International recognition is granted in Peru by SUNEDU; in Mexico by the General Directorate of Accreditation, Incorporation and Revalidation; in Chile by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; in Colombia by the Ministry of National Education; among others.... [-]

Peru La Molina
February 2019
Part time
12 
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Groningen - Campus Fryslan

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship. The glob ... [+]

Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship.

The global economy is undergoing a transformation towards a sustainable society in which the interests of people, planet, and profits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassical industrial economic systems. This transformation needs academic professionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurship is key. Our programme trains these professionals.

Are you interested in:

developing a new perspective? circular business models? learning from real entrepreneurs? developing your leadership and management skills and academic knowledge about sustainability? ... [-]
Netherlands Groningen
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Kaunas University of Technology

Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in modern society. During studies, real environmental problems ... [+]

Overview

Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in modern society. During studies, real environmental problems of the companies are solved in cooperation with the practitioners, as well as practical applied tasks for improvement of efficiency of the environmental protection are performed.

An effective combination of mandatory and elective study modules provides students with a possibility of individual study plans, enabling acquisition of competences in the areas of sustainable industrial development, environmental protection, policy and economics.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Linnaeus University

The Master Programme in Design + Change is an advanced-level two-year programme within Design, the main field of study. ... [+]

The Master Programme in Design + Change is an advanced-level two-year programme within Design, the main field of study.

Design involves creativity, criticality, and transformation. The design calls into question the state of things and makes an impact. Design challenges preconceptions, prejudices, norms, and stereotypes and provokes emotions, thoughts, sensibilities, and actions. Design can enhance our lives and our relationships with the world. It can make us attentive and empathic to the ecological and socio-cultural systems in which we live. In a world of many challenges, design can be an agent for sustainable change.

In shaping our futures, designers will face unprecedented challenges compared to what conventional designers faced during the twentieth century. In fact, the role of the designer will and should change. Instead of only designing for mass production, which was important during the first phase of industrialization, designers of futures must handle multiple roles and increasingly complex issues. As agents for change, designers will play key roles in shaping futures of sustainability.... [-]

Sweden Teleborg
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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EADA Business School Barcelona

This program is designed for participants from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds who aim to develop their career and skills in helping businesses and organization ... [+]

Latest professional practice

Learn the latest trends in products and services, management practices, business models, and market infrastructures that lead to higher social impact and development; Develop the skills to analyze higher purpose organizations as well as sharing and circular economies; Examine the role of technological innovation in business opportunities for solving global challenges.

Corporate Connections

Faculty with extensive professional experience; Company visits and conferences; On and off-campus recruiting events and corporate presentations; Work as a consultant in a real company for your final project.

International Exposure

Faculty from all over the world; +50 nationalities in our student body; Exchange program with +30 top-ranked partner schools. ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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