Master of Science in Sustainability Management

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To earn an Master of Science in Sustainability Management, students must successfully complete 33 credit hours (11 courses). Full-time students are expected to enroll for at least three courses per semester and can complete their degree in two years. Part-time students can enroll for as few as one course per semester and can take up to five years to complete their degree. The program schedule allows flexibility to students who wish to accelerate their studies. For example, full-time students could graduate in roughly a year by starting in summer of year 1 and completing their program in summer of year 2, but this requires careful planning.


Required Courses (24)
BUS 510Building an Innovative and Sustainable Business3
BUS 550Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage3
BUS 590Business Innovation in the Next Economy3
SMGT 501Environmental Policy in a Competitive World3
SMGT 502Contemporary and Emerging Laws Governing the Environment3
SMGT 503Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control Strategies3
SMGT 504Industrial Ecology and Systems Thinking3
SMGT 505Environmental Finance3
Elective Courses (9)
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management and Remediation3
Environmental Risk Assessment and Management3
Environmental Economics and Climate Change3
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility3
Environmental Performance Analytics3
Social Entrepreneurship3
Environmental Advocacy3
Environmental and Energy Law Clinic3
Managing Energy Technologies3
Economics of Energy Systems3
Total Credit Hours33