Through the masters degree program in Sustainability at Harvard University you develop:
The degree includes either nine courses and a thesis or 11 courses and a capstone, with at least one course taken on campus.
Including the admission courses, you’ll complete the following courses to earn the degree:
Many courses can be taken online, but you are required to come to Cambridge for at least one course—either the thesis proposal course or capstone course—which gives you access to faculty, campus resources and the academic community.
You may complete the thesis proposal course either in our three-week January term or three-week summer term. You may complete the capstone through the three-week summer term or four intensive Saturdays during our fall or spring semesters.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score.
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6.
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The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing).
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To begin the admission process, complete:
You need to have an undergraduate degree to begin taking degree-applicable courses. The admission courses must be 4-credit, graduate-level courses. You complete all admission courses with a grade of B or higher, without letting your overall Harvard cumulative GPA dip below 3.0.
Affordability is core to our mission. Graduate tuition is $2,550 per course, and the total tuition cost of earning the master’s degree is approximately $25,500 to $30,600.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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