What will you do after the strike?

About the MA Program

What will you do after the strike?

YOU CAN …

Change your perspectives
Change your designs
Change our world

… CHANGE CLIMATE CHANGE!!

Come join our global community of students and world-class instructors working together to push the sustainability envelope forward across a variety of disciplines and industries. 


MCAD’s fully online Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program was created for busy working professionals who are passionate about sustainability.

This program is ideal for students who are seeking a deep understanding of the cutting-edge theories, practical applications, and leadership strategies of sustainable design in order to forge new paths in this continually evolving field.

Just 30 credits and 5 semesters stand between you and your master’s. Complete the fully online program anytime, anywhere.


Curious? Email me at [email protected] and we can discuss if this program can help you CHANGE CLIMATE CHANGE!

Denise DeLuca / Director

Denise DeLuca is the Director of MCAD’s Sustainable Design program. She was co-founder of BCI: Biomimicry Creative for Innovation, a network of creative professional change agents driving ecological thinking for radical transformation. Denise is author of the book Re-Aligning with Nature: Ecological Thinking for Radical Transformation, which was illustrated by MASD alum Stephanie Koehler. She also teaches with the Amani Institute.

Denise’s previous roles include Education Director for the International Living Future Institute, Project Manager for Swedish Biomimetics 3000, and Outreach Director for The Biomimicry Institute. Denise is a licensed civil engineer (PE) and holds a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering with a focus on modeling landscape-scale surface and groundwater interactions.  In addition, Denise is a Biomimicry Fellow and a member of the Advisory Council of The Biomimicry InstituteBoard Member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), on the editorial board of the Journal of Bionic Engineering, and an Expert with Katerva. Denise is based in Oregon.

contact:  [email protected]