Graduates from traditional masters programs often find that they end up working just to "make a living". In challenging economic times, they might not find any work at all. The Saint Louis University Master of Sustainability degree helps graduates pursue work that they are passionate about, while building careers of compassion.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics identified sustainability related skills as critically important across multiple industries.
The Council of Economic advisors reports that "green" jobs are expected to grow faster than any other occupation through 2016.
Industries connected to the built environment are expected to add 8 million sustainability related jobs to the U.S. economy before 2013.
Growth across industries related to the environment is expected to drive earnings higher for individuals with advanced sustainability competencies.