That’s why sustainability and social impact are at the center
of every Master of Science (MS) degree offered at GCNYC.

Explore the M.S. in Sustainable Fashion

Learn how to transform the fashion industry and develop creative strategies to support sustainability, social equity, and ethical practices.

Explore the M.S. in Business for Social Impact & Sustainability

Take a holistic view of business through the lens of social impact, and learn to approach business challenges as innovation opportunities.

Explore the M.S. in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership

Create inclusive environments in business, non-profit, and educational settings. Gain skills in leadership strategies to enact meaningful social change.

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The GCNYC Experience

Our programs are focused on teaching students how to create real impact. At GCNYC you’ll get more than a one-off elective about sustainability or social impact. Every course we offer focuses on how key skills can be leveraged to create positive change. We bring these principles to life through theory, management, and practical applications of applied research.

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The Thesis Project

The master’s program culminates in an individualized thesis project guided by our expert faculty. Based on GCNYC’s applied research model, the project demonstrates your mastery of the field and can be completed in partnership with a company or organization to develop solutions to sustainability or social impact challenges.

Learning Options

Create a schedule that dovetails with your busy life and additional commitments!

Flexible Live Classes

  • Join live courses with our expert faculty
  • Classes are hosted in the evenings to accommodate busy working professionals
  • Students have the option to attend either in-person on campus or via Zoom


  • Study at your own pace with our online programs, designed for students who need maximum flexibility
  • Same expert faculty, same cutting-edge curriculum
  • Courses run over the period of a standard trimester

Part of a Global Network

GCNYC was founded by Scotland’s Glasgow Caledonian University and carries on their long-standing commitment to the Common Good. GCU’s network of college partnerships spans the globe, driving meaningful social impact on an international scale.  GCU’s partners include: