The words “ecological” and “design” in the degree name are used in their broadest senses, referring to sustainable planning and design across scales with an unambiguous emphasis on both ecological and social responsibility. The Master of Science degree reflects the fundamentally applied nature of Conway’s graduate program.


The Conway School is an independent, not-for-profit institution, accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:

New England Commission of Higher Education
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