MS in Sustainable Design


College of Architecture & the Built Environment


Master of Science


East Falls


Online, On Campus, Hybrid (Online and On Campus)




1.5 - 2 Years

Graduate Employment

Graduates have gone on to launch their own companies and to work in top design firms, civic organizations and corporations. Check out some of the places our recent graduates are using their skills and talents (results listed are for on-campus students. results for on-line students will be posted as we receive them).

The MSSD faculty and staff receive notices of employment opportunities quite often and as a practice forward them to all current students and alumni of the program. This is an ongoing service that we offer. Last year, we sent out 36 job opportunities via our email list serve. some of those opportunities were offered to our students only because of the unique training and perspective of the MSSD Program.

Our graduates have launched the following companies and non-profits:

Listed below are some of the companies our graduates have gone on to work for:

  • Applied Ecological Services
  • B Lab
  • Baglivo Associates, Philadelphia, PA
  • Baltimore City Public Housing Authority, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Blox
  • Blupath Design
  • Capitol Development and Design Inc, Washington D.C.
  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • Citi Logs
  • Columbus Development, Philadelphia,
  • CR Architects, Cincinnati. Ohio
  • dbHMS Sustainable Engineers, Chicago, Illinois, Engineer
  • Energy Coordinating Agency
  • Francis Cauffman Architects
  • Gensler, North Jersey and New York Offices, office Sustainable Design Leade
  • Goodcompany Group: Green Village
  • Grass - A Division of Onion Flats
  • Green Home Works
  • Green Option Organic Tree Care, Portland, Oregon
  • Greenable
  • HDR Architecture and Design Princeton, NJ
  • In-Posse Engineers
  • Leonard-Newman, LLC
  • Lutron Integrated Systems
  • Mercury Solar
  • Meyer Design
  • Mt. Airy USA
  • National Park Service
  • Paladino Inc., Seattle Washington
  • Parsons Bricrhoff, New York City
  • Pennel Wiltberger Engineers
  • Penoni Engineers, Philadelphia PA
  • Peter Zimmerman Architects
  • Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Sustainability
  • Re:Vision Architecture
  • Resource Dynamics Inc., PA
  • Revolution Recovery - Construction Waste Management - General Manager
  • Revolution Recovery Inc.
  • RTKL Sustainability Department (Research associate)
  • Solular, Marlton New Jersey
  • Stantec Philadelphia (LEED Analyst)
  • Steven Winter Associates (Green Rater)
  • TerraCycle, Trenton, NJ
  • Trip Advisor, Boston, Mass
  • US General Services Administration
  • Village Arts and Humanities, Philadelphia
  • W2 Group
  • Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
  • York Wallcoverings in York, PA

Our students and grads are known for volunteering:

  • Architecture for Humanity
  • Delaware Valley Green Building Council
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • US Green Building Council