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M.A. with a major in Sustainability and Development Southern Methodist University - Lyle School of Engineering

USA

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Course info

Summary

The M.A. with a major in sustainability and development offers a graduate-level degree to students looking for advanced education in the growing fields of sustainability and development. The program will produce graduates who will connect and contribute to the local community, deal with problems on the national and international stages, and increase the profile of the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering and Southern Methodist University as a whole. It will also be synergistic with and an important contributor to the success of the new Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity. All graduate courses are offered with evening class times and via distance learning to accommodate the busy schedules of working professionals.

Concentration Requirements

A depth component of an additional at least six credit hours is required in one specialty, either sustainable global development and design or sustainable management.

Sustainable Global Development and Design

  • CEE 7324 - Geographical Information Systems and Mapping
  • CEE 7329 - Methods and Technology for Sustainability
  • CEE 8325 - The Sustainable Urban Plan
  • CEE 8327 - Policy Impacts on Sustainability
  • CEE 8328 - Defining the Future of Global Sustainability
  • DSIN 7303 - Human-Centered Design

Sustainable Management

  • CEE 7302 - Leadership in Development Sector
  • CEE 7303 - Citizen Engineering with Community-Based Design Research
  • CEE 7312 - Risk Assessment and Health Effects
  • CEE 7327 - Optimization and Reliability for Infrastructure and Environmental Systems
  • CEE 8327 - Policy Impacts on Sustainability
  • EMIS 8361 - Engineering Economics and Decision Analysis

Elective Courses

A breath component of up to twelve credit hours, chosen from the following Sustainability and Development courses, is required.

  • CEE 7303 - Citizen Engineering with Community-Based Design Research
  • CEE 7313 - Environmental Chemistry
  • CEE 7325 - Disaster Management
  • CEE 7326 - Sustainable Transportation
  • CEE 7338 - Field and Laboratory Methods 2
  • CEE 7353 - Environmental Epidemiology
  • CEE 7378 - Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering
  • CEE 7380 - Management of Industrial and Mission-Critical Facilities
  • DSIN 7301 - The Context and Impact of Design

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study M.A. with a major in Sustainability and Development.

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$36,000.00 (26,38,778) per year

USD $1,200 per credit hour plus general student fee USD $285 per term credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

23-Aug-21, 18-Jan-22

Venue

Southern Methodist University - Lyle School of Engineering

3101 Dyer Street,

Dallas,

Texas,

75205, United States

Online/Distance (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$43,500.00 (31,88,524) per year

USD $1,350 per credit hour plus distance learning fee USD $100 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

23-Aug-21, 18-Jan-22

Venue

Southern Methodist University - Lyle School of Engineering

3101 Dyer Street,

Dallas,

Texas,

75205, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants holding a bachelor’s degree from an institution of standard collegiate rank, recognized by the accrediting agencies in whose jurisdiction the college is located, may apply for admission to the M.A. with a major in sustainability and development. Graduates of colleges not fully recognized will be treated as special cases and required to produce evidence attesting to the quality of their programs. Any student whose bachelor’s degree is not equivalent to the comparable baccalaureate degree from SMU may be required to take sufficient additional work to make up the deficiency. All applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.000 (on a 4.000 scale).

All international students whose native language is not English and who have not graduated from an American university must submit a minimum TOEFL English language proficiency test score before being considered for admission, as follows:

  • 550 – paper-based examination.
  • 213 – computer-based examination.
  • 80– Internet-based examination overall score

A score of 6.5 on the IELTS English language proficiency examination is acceptable in place of the above scores for the TOEFL examination.

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