Full-Time On Campus


  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

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The 2-year campus-based MS in Sustainable Design Program is geared towards students seeking to take a deep dive into the principles and practices of sustainable design. Our beautiful campus is located in Philadelphia, one of the greenest cities in the country, and students will have the opportunity to take on real-world urban sustainable design challenges. Full-time students gain access to a wealth of campus amenities and services, including career services and job placement assistance. For those students seeking a career change into a sustainability profession, the full time program is ideal.

Scholarships are available.

Students design their own curriculum by pairing two unique concentrations followed by the MS in Sustainable Design Capstone.

Concentrations: Choose 2

Choose 1 of the Sustainable Design Concentrations below – 12 credits






Choose 1: Concentration – 12 credits

  • Green Building Operations
  • Sustainability Leadership
  • Real Estate Development
  • GIS
  • Geodesign
  • Historic Preservation
  • Construction Management
  • Smart Cities and Urban Analytics
  • Or choose 1 of the Sustainable Design Concentrations options from column 1 not yet taken

+ MS in Sustainable Design  Capstone – 6-9 Credit

Choose the 9 credit thesis research path (Thesis 1 + Thesis 2), or Choose a 6 Credit Design Capstone + 1 Free Elective