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GRADUATE PROGRAMS

MAS

MASTER OF ARTS IN SUSTAINABILITY

EARN AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ONE YEAR MASTERS DEGREE IN SUSTAINABILITY

A distinctive, interdisciplinary one-year program combining the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, management and law providing unparalleled opportunities to engage with the professional community.

SUSTAINABILITY MASTERS
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JD/MA

JD/MA IN SUSTAINABILITY

EARN TWO ADVANCED DEGREES IN AS FEW AS THREE YEARS

JD/MA in Sustainability dual degree program provides students a pathway for succeeding in professional roles where legal scholarship and practice intersect with sustainability.

JD/MA DUAL DEGREE
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MDIV/MA

MDIV/MA IN SUSTAINABILITY

EARN A DUAL DEGREE THAT INCLUDES A MASTERS IN SUSTAINABILITY

A distinctive dual degree program designed to satisfy the growing demand for professional religious leaders who have the knowledge and skills to lead communities to respond to critical ecological and environmental issues.

MDIV/MA DUAL DEGREE
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GCIS

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN SUSTAINABILITY

CERTIFICATE COURSES CAN BE APPLIED TO MASTERS PROGRAMS

Exposure to sustainability issues in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, business management, law, and policy. Offered as a stand-alone certificate or alongside another Wake Forest master’s degree program.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
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Virtual Synchronous Classrooms - Students enrolled in our online classes meet in real-time, face-to-face virtual classrooms, interacting with classmates and instructors just as they would in an in-person classroom.

VIRTUAL SYNCHRONOUS CLASSROOMS

The Sustainability Graduate Program will be offered as virtual synchronous online courses — real-time, face-to-face classes meeting in an online virtual classroom. Students can complete the entire degree remotely, including electives. Some in-person electives are available if on-campus classes are preferred.

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM FAQs

Full-time, Part-time and Evening Course Options

News & Information About Sustainability & Upcoming Events
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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

PARTNERSHIPS & NETWORKS THAT FUEL YOUR CAREER
Active Networks Build Experience & Develop Lasting Career Connections.Your Success thrives in the right context. Bring academic studies to life through travel programs, impact partnerships, and professional development. Work with partners at the nexus of your calling and engage in solutions to real challenges faced by organizations from government to corporations, from grassroots to C suites.

Build Career Momentum Through Personalized Industry Partnerships.Working Professionals: champion your calling through your organization.
Applied Projects: gain exclusive access to organizations from the Fortune 500 to local conservation groups.
Independent Studies & Consulting: act on unprecedented flexibility to work with thought leading faculty and bleeding-edge innovations.
Internships & Mentorships: contextualize the classroom.
Career Development: network to your dream job and empower your career through personalized consulting.
Travel: spend three days in DC discussing policy on the national level or tackling local challenges on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.




Travel to the Outer Banks to work on coastal zone issues.
Dr. Stan Meiburg - Director, Graduate Studies in Sustainability.

SUSTAINABILITY

The Sustainability Challenge of our times calls for a new generation of effective, informed leaders.  We prepare our students for careers that are both personally fulfilling and significant for their communities and the world.

— STAN MEIBURG, PH.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in Sustainability
Meiburg served as Acting Deputy Administrator for the EPA from 2014 to 2017, capping a 39-year career with the agency.
The Arch is a replica of the arch on our original campus in the town of Wake Forest, North Carolina.

ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS

  • Full-time, part-time and evening course options
  • Travel courses to Washington, D.C. and the North Carolina coast
  • Courses offered in Charlotte and Winston-Salem
  • Core courses in humanities, natural sciences, business, and law
  • Electives offered in academic departments across campus and professional schools

Elective Examples

  • Intro to GIS
  • Water and Global Health
  • Ecology
  • Literature and the Environment
  • Food, Faith and Health
  • Land Use Regulation and Planning
  • International Environmental Law
  • Food Law and Policy
  • Climate Change
  • Intro to Six Sigma
  • Entrepreneurship and Venture Formation
  • Sustainability, Energy and Non-Financial Reporting