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Master of Science in Sustainability Studies

Master of Science in Sustainability Studies

Innovative curriculum designed around you to meet the needs of the world around us.


The Master of Science in Sustainability Studies program at Lenoir-Rhyne University helps to develop leaders in the field who will tackle future challenges in the world around us as they relate to sustainability.  In doing so, we seek to develop advocates for change. What makes our program unique? Read on.

  • Innovative program designed with you in mind.  We use your experience and interests to shape our curriculum.
  • Non-cohort based course delivery, meaning a flexible schedule at your own pace.
  • Traditional and career track admission, giving students more than one way to be admitted.
  • Involved and engaging faculty with extensive experience in the field of sustainability.

Curriculum Snapshot
Take the program at your own pace, whether that is part time or full time.  Here are some highlights of what you need to know:

  • M.S. in Sustainability Studies is offered only at our Asheville campus
  • 33 hours total
  • Focus areas include: Sustainability, Business, Public Policy, and Research
  • Elective options in topics of interest to you
  • Flexible format for classes being either fully online, hybrid (partially online, partially in class), in the evening, or on weekends

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