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Masters of Science in Sustainability Studies (MSSS), UT at Brownsville

Information for this profile was provided by Jeff Wilson, PhD, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, the University of Texas at Brownsville. Students in this program are pursuing a masters degree.

Program Design & Assessment

Overview

Masters of Science in Sustainability Studies (MSSS) at the University of Texas at Brownsville is a trans-disciplinary training program combining sustainability practices from business, architecture, public policy, and environmental sciences towards a unified framework.

Impetus

The impetus was a grant RFP from the National Science Foundation for funding masters of science programs. We were not funded and are now trying to raise the proposal from the ashes.

Program Goals

This program will provide a competitive advantage to our graduates, priming them with knowledge and research experience to address the rapidly changing global economy in which sustainability will be a necessity more than a concept.

Alumni Careers

Our program is designed to prepare graduates for these career paths:

Program Assessment

Courses and Sequencing

Entry into the program

Core courses

Electives

Capstone



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