Sustainability science students with professor doing hands-on work with photovoltaic solar cells

Capstone Projects

MS in Sustainability Science Capstone Projects

As a nationally recognized Professional Science Master’s (PSM), the Online Master of Science in Sustainability Science with a concentration in Sustainability Leadership provides learning in real-world environments. Students develop the strategic management and leadership skills needed to drive a sustainable future.

Our Sustainability Science online master’s degree students complete learning experiences nationally and internationally. Research projects follow a specific research format that produces an extensive research paper on an applied research topic that is sponsored by an agency or company.

Recent Projects:

  • Urban Farming Project in NYC: Sprout By Design, Inc.
  • Greenhouse Gas Inventory: Magic Hat Brewing Company, Inc.
  • Sustainable Education Through Urban Agriculture: CityGreen, Inc.
  • Waste Management Project at Kent International: Kent International, Inc.
  • Sustainability Project: Toast Ale USA
  • Sustainable Practices Project: Whole Foods, Inc.
  • Micro Grid Solar Project: Roytal Eagle Capital Management (Nigeria)
  • Sustainability Curriculum Project for Pre-School Education: Greater Bergen Community Partnership-Paterson Head Start
  • Biohabitats Management Plan for Teaneck Creek Conservancy: Biohabitats, Inc.
  • Recycling Project: Terracycle, Inc.
  • Urban Agriculture Assessment for Passaic County:
    An Analysis of Reasons to Promote and Improve Urban Agriculture Practices
  • Feasibility of Replacing Perchlorethylene Dry-
    Cleaning Machines with Environmentally-Safe Alternatives
  • Supporting Sustainability and Youth Entrepreneurship in Low-Income Regions of Peru
  • Establishing a Sustainability Curriculum for Preschoolers in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Environmental Evolution and Stewardship within the New York-New Jersey Harbor: Marketing Assessment of a Sustainable Product of Sediment Remediation
  • Developing a Green Infrastructure Index for Identifying Priority Areas in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Investigation of Diverse Coalitions: A Case Study of ChrgEVC
  • From Waste to Energy: Use of Grind2Energy in the Supermarket Industry
  • Applying EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager for Measuring Energy and Water Consumption at Montclair State University
  • Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Assessing Threats to a U.S. Marshall’s Service Facilities and Infrastructure
  • Sustainability Design Tactics – From Household Waste to Useful Infrastructure
  • Identifying Planting Locations, Species, and Economic/Environmental Benefits along County Roads in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Campus Sustainability for Montclair State University: Past, Present & Future
  • Pompton Lakes Floodplain Assessment
  • A Sustainability Certification for Local Business – The Montclair Green Business Program
  • Internship Project with City Green, Inc. a technical service located in Northern New Jersey facilitating the establishment of urban farms and gardens and food security (New Jersey)
  • Market Analysis of Sustainable Apparel Brands for Determination of Sustainability in the Fashion Industry (New Jersey)
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and its Effects among Companies in Different Industries (New Jersey)
  • Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory of Magic Hat Brewing Company – Magic Hat Brewing Company (Vermont)
  • An Analysis of Sustainability Reporting in Three Banks: Does ESG provide enough Social Sustainability Metrics (New Jersey)
  • Internship Project with Atlantic Health System – Development of a Vendor Toolkit Along Sustainability Guidelines (New Jersey)
  • Internship with Compliance Resources, Inc. in Texas – Project: Stormwater Enforcement, Waste Discharge and Urban Development (Texas)
  • Thesis: Impact of COVID19 on Residential Waste Streams in Montclair, New Jersey (Fulbright Scholar from Mauritius)
  • Building Fire Resilient Communities to Increase Fire Security Through Fuel Treatments – Internship Project with Alaska Fire Science Consortium (Alaska)
  • Internship Project with Albertsons Companies – Project: Establishing a Sustainability Report for Montclair Acme Supermarket (New Jersey)
  • Building a Curriculum in Islamic Environmental Principles for Sustainability Education in Mosques (Maryland)
  • Improving Equity Through Brownfield Redevelopment (New Jersey)
  • The Ignored Costs of Urban Sustainability: The Challenges and Social Impacts of Environmental Gentrification (New Jersey)
  • The 2021 Texas Power Outage: Equitable Impacts and Renewable Energy Perspectives (Texas)
  • Internship with NJ Transit. Project: Exploring the First/Last Mile Transportation Gap (New Jersey)
  • Standardizing Climate and Sustainability Methods through EU and SEC Standards (Texas)