Master of Science in Sustainability Management | New York City
MS IN SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT

This program is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in management that takes into account both the environment and the economy. Graduates transform how organizations do business by formulating and implementing sustainability strategies. The coursework combines the study of management with classes in state-of-the-art sustainability practice and science, with full-time and part-time options for those with current professional obligations.

Those with an undergraduate STEM degree may also be interested in the MS in Sustainability Science.

Watch the introductory video.

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We need a more mature and sophisticated approach to utilizing scientific expertise in decision-making.

The Health Governance and Management Needs of the Global Economy

Action on pandemics, ecosystem destruction and climate change needs to be seen as part of a redefinition of national and global security.

Saving New York’s $3 Billion Environmental Bond

If we believe in our future and in our ability to come back from this catastrophe, the environmental bond act deserves our continued support.

Cyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning

By building resilience into our infrastructure and communities, we can reduce the damages from natural disasters and recover from shocks more easily.

Carefully Reopening New York City and Columbia University

Our collective community is struggling to respond to this disease, and I have confidence we will do so.

MS. in Sustainability Management Class of 2020

The Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University are proud to celebrate this year’s graduates of the Sustainability Management program.  Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Talk by Michelle Graves, Director, Global Design Challenge & Launchpad at the Biomimicry Institute

Wednesday, September 2

12:00 PM -1:00 PM EDT

Hosted by Build it Green

Sustainability Management Student Association (SUMASA) Events

SUMA Talks

Intersectional Environmentalism within Corporations

Wednesday, September 23

8:00 PM EDT

Upcoming Sustainability Management Net Impact Events

Individual Workshops

Consulting Speakers Event

Online Individual Sustainability Career Counseling Sessions

Facilitated by career coach Cathy Gibbons (30-minute sessions)

CONTACT US

 

Notice on Campus Visits

In light of the evolving Covid-19 situation and the University’s guidelines for on-campus activity, Columbia University SPS Admissions has suspended all in-person campus visits for the Fall 2020 semester. We invite prospective students to drop by our daily virtual walk-in hours with general admissions questions or sign up for an appointment with an Admissions Counselor via the Contact link on each program’s webpage to discuss program-specific questions and application requirements. Admissions Counselors can connect you directly to students, alumni, faculty and facilitate virtual class visits. You can also register for a virtual information session. Our virtual events allow you to interact with our admissions staff and learn more about the Columbia SPS community.  If you have any questions, please contact our office at inquire@sps.columbia.edu or 212-854-9666. 

 

If you would like to receive more information about the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, please contact Samantha Ostrowski, Associate Director, at sostrowski@ei.columbia.edu.

Campus Visits, Graduate School Fairs & Company Presentations

We are eager to host you on the Columbia University campus or to meet you at one of our information sessions.

Our program offers a part-time option for working professionals. If your company would like to host an information session, please contact us. For more information about the graduate school fairs that we attend throughout the United States, please contact Chandler Precht, Program Manager at cprecht@ei.columbia.edu

 

Program Contacts

Samantha Ostrowski

Associate Director

sostrowski@ei.columbia.edu

Mariví Perdomo Caba

Senior Program Manager

mp3221@columbia.edu

 

Office of Admissions
School of Professional Studies
203 Lewisohn Hall
212-854-9666
sustainability@sps.columbia.edu

IMPORTANT DATES

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Spring 2021: November 1, 2020

Fall 2021: May 15, 2021

If you would like to receive more information about the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, please submit your contact information below.

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