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To respond to the increasing demand for a workforce equipped to meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century, City College of New York offers the Sustainability in the Urban Environment graduate program. This innovative, interdisciplinary program draws upon emerging approaches in  the disciplines of architecture, engineering, science, and social sciences. 


BASICS

The Sustainability Masters degree program consists of 30 credits of coursework. All students who successfully complete the program requirements receive a Master of Science in Sustainability degree from CUNY/The City College of New York. As a rule, earning the degree requires at least three semesters of full-time study (typically Fall-Spring-Fall), and more for those who study part-time. Costs of the program will differ depending on whether a student is a New York state resident or nonresident. The tuition rates that apply are those designated "Masters in Architecture & Engineering" in the CCNY schedule of tuition and fees.

Most applicants will hold a Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or in the sciences from an accredited US college or university. Foreign applicants and applicants with degrees in other fields (e.g. environmental studies or social sciences) may also possibly qualify for admission. For all applicants, the expectation is a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) are not required. More information can be found on the Eligibity & Applications page.

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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Interested in a Master of Science in Sustainability? Join us in-person or online on Wednesday, February 19th at 10AM EST for an information session. Learn the Program basics, hear from current students, and get your questions answered. Register to attend in person here or online via webinar here

  • Our next informal Sustainability Networking Happy Hour will be Friday, January 24th from 4PM-7PM at New York Beer Company (44th Street & 8th Avenue). All those interested in urban sustainability are welcome! 

  • The Sustainability in the Urban Environment Program accepts applications for students who begin the program each fall. For the upcoming regular admissions cycle (Fall 2020) the application deadline is March 1, 2020. The application process (online only) is managed by the Graduate Admissions office at City College. Please direct all application questions there. 

  • Join us for an exciting lecture “Global Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Three Things Most People Don’t Know” from Daniel Brooks on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 at 6PM in SSA 107 (141 Convent Avenue, MN room 107). All are welcome!