Binghamton University Sustainable Communities

Master's Degrees in
Sustainable Communities

The master's program in Sustainable Communities at Binghamton University integrates the three pillars of sustainability – environmental protection, economic vitality and social equity – to provide a balanced, holistic perspective to managing local governments, non-profit organizations and other parts of the community.


Do you want to be a leader helping to make the world a better place where natural resources are protected and people have access to safe housing, uncontaminated food, and reliable public services? Our innovative sustainable communities master’s program prepares students to pursue rewarding careers in this fast-growing field.

Highlights of our program

  • Our curriculum includes broad sustainability concepts applicable in both the public and private sectors.
  • Students customize their program of study and develop effective analytical, leadership, and communication skills.  
  • Our graduates serve in a variety of management, planning, and leadership roles. They are skilled problem-solvers who think broadly and act collaboratively.  
  • We offer several double and accelerated degree options, along with certificate programs, increasing students’ knowledge and skills while adding to their professional marketability.

Our Community and Network

Our graduates become leaders who value and promote sustainability, helping to make the world a better place to live. Select an alum to learn more about the impact our program had on their career.

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