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If you are a current or prospective student, please refer to the Stanford Bulletin for detailed information about program requirements and University policies on coterminal master’s programs.

Master Degree Programs

Sustainability Science and Practice

See the degree requirements.

Master of Arts (M.A.)  Master of Science (M.S.)

How to Apply

The Sustainability Science and Practice program will hold one application round in the 2023-2024 academic year. Prospective students should refer to the Stanford Bulletin for detailed information about the program’s application process. Information Sessions will be hosted by the program on October 10, October 30, and November 14, 2023. Students who wish to apply must attend one of these sessions. Please visit our Events page for details and to RSVP.

The Application Portal will open on Monday, October 16, 2023. A pre-application interview is required in Autumn Quarter for all candidates. Pre-application interviews will be held between October 16 - December 20, 2023 and will be available to students who have attended an Information Session. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Thursday, January 11, 2024. Students who are admitted will matriculate into the program in Spring Quarter 2024.

University Coterminal Requirements

University policies and other details about coterminal master’s degrees are described in the Coterminal Master’s Degree policy page.

Clay Meyer
MS '19

“I was able to learn from passionate and kind sustainability leaders and try out my learnings on real-world issues.”