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Now located at the University of Redlands Marin Campus, this unique master’s program offers state-of-the-art facilities, flexible hybrid instruction, and a strong emphasis on community-building through monthly residencies designed to empower you for success.

Experiential Learning and Job Shadowing

Presidio Graduate School’s MPA in Sustainability and Social Justice is interdisciplinary and defined by the practical application of transformative theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. Presidio students work on projects to develop real solutions for premier companies, innovative startups, nonprofits, and government agencies. We encourage MPA in Sustainability and Social Justice students to think big by fostering bold, creative, and out-of-the-box ideas. Our students study at the intersection of theory and practice under the guidance of Presidio’s cutting-edge sustainability scholars and scholar-practitioners. Beyond our rigorous MPA in Sustainability and Social Justice curriculum, specialized electives, and premiere climate leadership, Presidio supports students through job shadowing with PGS Consults, internships, and expert industry career coaching.

You don’t have to wait until you graduate to start creating change—you can make an impact and expand your resume now. Learn more about experiential learning here.

Leadership in a Social Context

Examines the social and political structures that contribute to the current understanding of leadership and the ways that this understanding may reinforce systems of domination, such as patriarchy and white supremacy.

Systems Thinking for Social and Environmental Solutions

Probes systems thinking principles and dynamic systems modeling techniques to frame and define problems and to innovate solutions to complex social and environmental problems such as climate change and social inequity.

Research Methods and Policy Evaluation

Focuses on both qualitative and quantitative research methods in the public sector and explores how to use community-based, participatory-action research and data synthesis to inform holistic decision-making processes.

Policymaking for Sustainability and Social Justice

Explores how to design and implement holistic, effective, and cutting-edge policy solutions that consider business, government, and civil society in solving climate change, systemic racism, and economic inequity issues.

Managing Public Organizations

Reviews organizational and bureaucratic structures involved in program development and implementation, and explores effective systems, business processes, and decision-making of public organizations with an equity lens.

Flexible Learning

Study in-person or virtually with part-time and online options designed to support working professionals.

Values-Driven Community

Build connections with our growing network of alumni who are leading the way in sustainability and social justice.

Cutting-Edge Expertise

Sustainability and diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t electives to us. They’re the foundation that all of our curriculum is built on.

Faculty Mentorship

Our professors and faculty bring real-world experience and thought leadership to our school to help guide your career.

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