Chatham University

EARTH University/Chatham University Master's Programs Partnership

Chatham University's Falk School of Sustainability (Falk School) has designed one-year Master of Sustainability (MSUS) and Master of Arts in Food Studies (MAFS) programs exclusively for EARTH University graduates. As a graduate of EARTH University, you already have a strong commitment to sustainable development and natural resources management. Now, you can take your education to the next level at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus, one of the first campuses in the United States developed from the ground up to be net zero energy and carbon and water resource neutral.

Chatham and EARTH University share foundational principle: ethical values, entrepreneurialism, and a commitment to addressing environmental, social, and economic issues. Consequently, our Sustainability and Food Studies programs are natural extensions of what you started at EARTH University. In coming to Chatham, you will be able to further develop your expertise in the US context, and complement your tropical experience with our temperate setting.

Take advantage of this exclusive partnership and follow your passion across the globe with a one-year master's program that will give you a professional advantage by preparing you to address the complex sustainability and food system challenges facing individuals, communities, nations, ecosystems, and corporations around the world.

 

Programs

Eden Hall Campus

Eden Hall Campus will be the first in the world built from the ground up for the study of sustainable living, learning, and development. Using the latest in environmentally responsible technology, design and innovation, Eden Hall will be self-sustaining in every way by producing zero carbon emissions and more energy than it consumes.

See the latest updates from Eden Hall Campus at chatham.edu/edenhall and learn more about the revolutionary campus from the brochure on the left.

Admissions

Admission to either of the programs will be based on:

  1. Successful graduation from EARTH University
  2. One to two (1-2) page letter from the student explaining their interest in the program
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation indicating student's ability to succeed in the program
  4. Completed application form
  5. An interview (e.g. phone or Skype) with the candidate to assess both appropriateness for the program and English language skills

Summer Bridge English language training

Both of the Chatham University master degree programs described here are writing intensive. Chatham will offer a Summer Bridge English language training course for those non-native English students joining the program who require or desire stronger English language skills. Courses will also be available to other Earth University graduates who wish to improve their English language (spoken and written) skills as a stand-alone immersion language course.