View and print the MACS application for admission:

MACS 2013-2014 App (PDF)

To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit the following:

  • A completed application form, including three copies of the essay and a nonrefundable $60 application fee made payable to Goucher College. Click here to download the application, or the application form and other information may be obtained by contacting the Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies at Goucher College at 800-697-4646.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work sent directly by the college(s) or university(s) to the address below or by including official transcripts in the institution's sealed envelope with your application.
  • Two letters of recommendation from people who know you well enough to give an informed opinion of your potential success in this program.
  • Applications are accepted throughout the year for two entry points(Fall and Spring.)
    • All application materials should be forwarded to:

Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability
Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies
Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), if applicable, should be completed online at

Acceptance to the program will be based on evaluation of your work experience, paid or volunteer; essay; letters of recommendation; and college or university transcripts. GRE scores are optional. The essay is extremely important, as it demonstrates your ability to clearly and concisely commit your ideas in writing. This is your opportunity to tell us about yourself.

Letters of acceptance are mailed within 4 weeks of the application deadline. Accepted students are required to submit the enrollment agreement along with a non-refundable $500 deposit. This deposit will be credited towards tuition charges for the following semester.


Goucher College is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 135.71.  Registration is not an endorsement of the institution.  Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.