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Graduates of the Sustainable Market Transformation program will build the skills and knowledge to advance new, sustainable approaches to design practice and new, sustainable categories of design products and services.

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Research & Theory

​You'll complete courses that give you the tools to understand design and conduct academic-grade research.


  • Integrative Research Studio

  • Research Methods and Theory

  • Social Foundations of Sustainability

  • Innovation, Design, and Society

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Electives in Architecture & Sustainability

You'll work with your advisor to choose elective courses that build deep knowledge of design and sustainability.


  • Two electives are required.

  • Additional electives are optional.

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Business & Real Estate Development

You'll take courses from University of Arizona's Eller College of Management outstanding MBA program and CAPLA's Master of Real Estate Development program.


  • Introduction to Real Estate Development

  • Leadership and Teams

  • Negotiations

  • Marketing Strategy or Product Strategy

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Choose three semesters or four to develop your research skills and professional network.

If you choose the 3-semester program you will complete a focused project report, while the 4-semester program will allow you time for an in-depth original research thesis and the possibility of additional coursework.

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