Sustainability Studies, B.A. | Messiah University | Mechanicsburg, United States
48 months
38550 USD/year
38550 USD/year
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Messiah College's interdepartmental Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Sustainability Studies is built upon a holistic approach that emphasizes the social, ecological and economic aspects of sustainable human communities.


Sustainability Studies at Messiah College

Are you interested in how sustainable practices affect people in communities? Are you ready to engage the future by being a part of Messiah's more than 40 year history of resource stewardship and creation care? 

From the cultivation of the Grantham Community Garden to internship opportunities with organizations such as Mennonite Central Committee and ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) that can take you around the world, you won't just learn about sustainability, you'll live it.

Career options for sustainability studies majors

  • Urban renewal
  • Ecology
  • Environmental agencies 
  • Nonprofits
  • Public policy
  • Law
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Stream and landscape restoration
  • Wetland delineation
  • Wildlife management
  • Forestry
  • Parks and recreation management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecology and Sustainability
  • Environmental Issues and Sustainable Solutions
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Cultural Anthropology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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