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Online MPA in Sustainability Careers

Gain the Skills You Need to Change the World

Global Focus

Hands-On Learning

Our online MPA in Sustainability delivers the expertise you need to drive sustainability efforts in a range of careers and contexts. You can become a leader in this growing field and make a positive impact on our society’s most critical issues.

  • Faculty made up of industry experts
  • Real-world simulations, case studies, and projects
  • Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural curriculum
  • Sustainability management competencies employers want

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Explore Sustainability Degree Jobs and Salary

Environmental Project Manager $75,840 per year1

Sustainability Manager $90,178 per year2

Sustainability Officer $110,000 per year3

VP of Sustainability $176,901 per year4

Lead Social, Environmental, and Economic Sustainability Efforts

Demand for skilled sustainability professionals is on the rise in both the public and private sectors. With an online MPA degree from the Middlebury Institute, you can design and implement systems-based solutions to urgent sustainability and climate challenges.

Whether you want to work in government, nonprofit, or the corporate world, the interdisciplinary knowledge you gain in this graduate degree program can help you turn your passion for making a difference into a dynamic and meaningful career.

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

What You’ll Learn

Curriculum Details

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Organizational development
  • Leadership
  • Data analysis
  • Evidence-based decision making
  • Budgeting
  • Sustainability strategy
  • Communication
  • Research
  • Collaboration

Career Services

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is committed to helping our students and alumni succeed both in their degree programs and professionally. We offer lifelong support through the Center for Advising and Career Services. By combining career and academic advising, we help you ensure your studies align with your professional goals. Explore some of our available services below.

Career Management Platform

We use Handshake to house career resources, an employer directory, and listings for job opportunities.

Alumni Network

We have a large network of alumni–more than 22,000 worldwide–who are passionate about connecting graduates with resources and opportunities in California, Washington, D.C., and beyond.


Our career and academic advisors offer personalized support to help you choose the right courses, prepare for job interviews, and more.


The Center for Advising and Career Services hosts workshops, information sessions, career fairs, and other events designed to connect you with future employers.


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