Montclair State University Offers New Online Graduate Degree in Sustainability Science

Professional Science Master’s (PSM) in Sustainability Leadership provides job-focused education

Montclair State University is pleased to announce an exciting new program in sustainability science.  The Master of Science in Sustainability Science with a concentration in Sustainability Leadership will prepare sustainability-minded professionals to be leaders in their industries.

The 32-credit, fully online graduate program is affiliated with the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), the world's leading professional association of sustainability professionals, and the National Professional Science Master's Association (NPSMA). As a professional science master’s degree, students in the program will pursue advanced training in sustainability science, while simultaneously developing highly valued business skills. Both partnerships demonstrate the programs strong commitment to providing students with employer-desired skills, professional networking opportunities and career development.

Graduates of the program will be prepared to take on leadership roles where they will integrate their business expertise with knowledge of science and technology and a passion for sustainability.

“Sustainability leaders specialize in change management and embed sustainability into the core functions of their organizations,” explains Dr. Robert Taylor, professor in Montclair State’s Department of Earth and Environmental Studies and the program’s coordinator.

Flexible Degree Options

The master's degree program can be completed in an accelerated, one-year fast track program, or a part-time track of two to three years. Course content and schedules are geared toward working professionals who want to gain credentials in sustainability science, those seeking additional coursework for professional growth and career advancement and individuals who want to enter the forward-looking world of sustainability science.

The application fees will be waived for those registering for the spring 2018 cohort to begin this January. Learn more and apply by visiting