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University of South Florida

Patel College of Global Sustainability

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Patel College of Global Sustainability is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Water
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Climate change and sustainability
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Entrepreneurship
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Building sustainable enterprise
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Sustainable tourism
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Food sustainability and security
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Sustainable energy
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Coastal sustainability
Master of Arts (MA) Global sustainability Sustainability policy
(Graduate Certificate) Energy, global, water and sustainable tourism

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 91

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

119
Applied
89
Accepted
60
Enrolled
75%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements GPA of at least 3.25 or greater; alternatively a GPA of at least 3.00 along with a GRE Verbal score of 153 (61 percentile) or higher, Quantitative of 153 (51 percentile) or higher and Analytical Writing of 3.5 or higher, all taken within 5 years of application. At least two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors (signed,

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Student Body

156
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.62%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.85%
Unknown 1.28%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

1
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global sustainability, integrated resource management, systems thinking, green communities, entrepreneurship, ecotourism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
174,608

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Govindan Parayil
Dean
Email: gparayil@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-9694

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