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What Our Students Think

"Importantly, all of my instructors were practicing professionals, so the information was real-world and 'customer tested'."
-Mark McSherry, sustainable design student


    How to Apply

    Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design

    Application Requirements for the BAC's low-residency Sustainable Design Masters degree:

    • Application (printable or online)
    • Official transcripts
    • Resume
    • Essay
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation
    • Nonrefundable application fee of $50

    Financial Aid

    As a fully accredited college, the BAC offers a full range of federal financial aid. For more information about financial aid, go to the Financial Aid page. If you have further questions, please contact a member of the Financial Aid Office at finaid@the-bac.edu or at 617.585.0125.

    Tuition and Fees
    For current tuition and fees, please visit Tuition and Fees.

    Request Information
    To find out more information about the Master of Design Studies, please contact BAC Admissions at 617.585.0123 or at admissions@the-bac.edu

    International Students
    International students may complete the MDS by continuing to live in their home country and traveling to Boston for one-week learning intensives during three semesters of the program. Please see additional international student requirements here.

    To apply to the Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design, applicants must complete an admissions file, which will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee to determine eligibility and acceptance into the program. There are a limited number of seats available and acceptance is selective. Applicants may apply for either a fall (August) or a spring (January) term start. Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications by the priority application deadline for a given term in order to be considered for admission. The Admission Committee will review all applications subsequent to this deadline after which acceptance is on a space available basis.