Master of Professional Studies in Leadership for Sustainability
University of Vermont

Program Details

The online MPS in Leadership for Sustainability degree program from the University of Vermont is grounded in the belief that the changes we create in the world are reflective of the changes and conditions we cultivate in ourselves. The program has three central learning goals:

  • Leadership Inspired by the Wisdom of Nature: Deepening our relationships with the more-than-human world and the ecological systems, patterns, processes, and organizing principles that can inspire our leadership, design, and change-making processes; 
  • Challenging Forces of Domination and Oppression: Enhancing our ability to critically examine dominant worldviews and shift inequitable systems, patterns, and structures or power and privilege;
  • Expressing Our Unique Potential to Create Conditions for All Life to Thrive: Integrating core leadership practices that enhance our capacities to express our unique potential, embody and catalyze change to create conditions for all life to thrive over the long haul.

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Vermont is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Week-long residential intensives are required in Vermont, Washington D.C., and the Bay area in California.