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Graduate Departmental Requirements: Sustainable Environmental Systems M.S. (Fall and Spring), Brooklyn campus (STEM)


Applicants are welcome from all fields of study. Applicants should have received their bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the US or the equivalent from an international institution of acceptable standards. Applications will be accepted after the deadline until the program is full. A TOEFL of 79 (internet and home test), TOEFL ITP Plus for Mainland China of 550, IELTS of 6.5, Cambridge English score of 176, or PTE of 53 is required for international students. 

Applicants must submit, in addition to the general application requirements:

  1. a résumé;
  2. an extended piece of writing. The writing sample is not the same document as the Statement of Purpose. It may be a term paper or report done for work depending on the applicant’s background, should demonstrate graduate level writing and critical thinking skills, and should indicate an interest in or awareness of issues to be addressed in this program. 
  3. applicants may also submit additional material that they feel contributes to their application, such as a work sample or portfolio. 

The required statement of purpose should be no more than 500 words. The GRE or GMAT is not required or considered. Applications will be accepted after the deadline if there is room. All documents, except a visual portfolio, should be uploaded to the application. Visual portfolios should be submitted at

Expedited Application for Pratt students to the Sustainable Environmental Systems M.S.

Pratt students and recent Pratt graduates are offered an expedited application process to this program. Please see details about this option as well as requirements for admission on this page.