About Us

Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) is New York City’s Graduate School for the Common Good. Our three Master of Science degrees explore business and organizational issues through the lenses of sustainability, social impact, justice, and equity. Founded by Glasgow Caledonian University, which has more than 20,000 students worldwide, GCNYC shares a commitment to people, planet and profitability with a smaller, tight-knit community of students, faculty and staff.

The College is located in the heart of historic SoHo in a newly renovated, gallery-esque space and serves as a vibrant hub for industry professionals motivated by the Common Good. GCNYC is chartered by the New York State Department of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission for Higher Education.

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Master’s Degree Offerings

GCNYC offers distinctive Master of Science degrees in Business for Social Impact & Sustainability, Sustainable Fashion, and DEI Leadership program. These purpose-driven graduate programs are tailored for working professionals and full-time students interested in an interdisciplinary sustainability degree. 

Based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, our practical curriculum builds knowledge, skills and ability for leadership roles as global stewards of social responsibility. Through rigorous coursework and applied research, our students explore the use of business and industry as forces for good, learn strategies for balancing sustainability, and discover how to balance social and governance priorities while continuing to deliver profitability.


In addition to Master of Science degrees, GCNYC offers non-degree professional development courses that will help students take their sustainability careers to the next level. The non-degree courses combine academic theory with pragmatic topics centered around social impact and global business. 

Individuals with a bachelor’s degree can pursue 12 weeks of a 4-credit class or a 6-week non-credit opportunity. With a weekly commitment of 4 hours or less, students benefit from the industry expertise of GCNYC faculty while preparing for the next step in their careers or future graduate study.

GCNYC also co-creates tailored learning solutions for corporate clients. Our world-class faculty combine unrivaled subject-matter expertise with industry practitioner insights to provide meaningful professional development courses. Our learning solutions equip your teams with the tools and frameworks that transform businesses into agile, values-based and purposeful enterprises delivering shareholder value and a positive contribution to society.

They are social entrepreneurs and sustainability strategists in private, public and non-profit sectors.

Our faculty bring a blend of academic credentials and professional savvy to their classrooms. They come from the private, public and non-profit sectors with experience in organizations such as the United Nations, Ogilvy, Bloomberg LP, MTV, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, the Pershing Square Foundation, and many others. 

At GCNYC, our faculty share the same deep commitment as our students to promoting positive social impact and sustainable business practices. Faculty work closely with students to develop their master’s thesis and foster a community of compassionate, innovative thinkers. Learn more about our faculty here.

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At Glasgow Caledonian New York College, we provide unique social impact and sustainability master’s degrees that simultaneously foster career advancement and contribute to the Common Good. We re-prioritize the objectives of business education, putting the needs of people and the planet front and center.

To learn more about the opportunities that await at GCNYC, request more information today!

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