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Environmental Marketing and Behavioral Economics

Master of Professional Studies

Next start date is August 12. No GRE needed and applying is free!!

Create a sustainable future and

a growing career by shaping consumer choices.


The MPS in Environmental Marketing and Behavioral Economics is your gateway to a dynamic career where environmental awareness meets cutting-edge marketing strategies and behavioral insights.

Picture yourself gaining interdisciplinary expertise, seamlessly blending environmental science, marketing principles, and behavioral economics. Our online degree empowers you to navigate the intersection of these fields, equipping you with a unique skill set to drive impactful change for a sustainable world.

Become a pioneer in sustainable branding and communication, mastering the art of conveying environmental messages effectively. Our program is designed to shape you into a professional who not only understands green marketing but can also craft strategies that resonate with consumers and drive positive behavioral change.

Enroll now, and actively shape a career where every skill learned propels you into a thriving job market.

Program Overview


The Master of Professional Science in Environmental Marketing and Behavioral Economics empowers students with the knowledge and skills to collect, analyze, and use consumer behavior data to inform decisions that support sustainable products and services. Graduates will also master the ESG (environmental, social, governance) framework and discover how to best implement sustainable business practices. Graduates will be prepared to accept roles as Marketing Directors, Brand Strategists, or Research Associates as they draw on the theories of social science to speak to potential consumers.


Career Outlook

Earn your degree.

Unlock new opportunities.

793k

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists jobs in the U.S., 2021.

$64k

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists pay, 2021.

+11%

Estimated U.S. job growth for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists through 2031.


*Source: O*Net. Unity Environmental University cannot guarantee employment. Salary data represents averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience.


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Degree Requirements and Courses


The Master’s in Environmental Marketing and Behavioral Economics requires 30 credits with a minimum 3.0 GPA. For a more comprehensive look into the program, view our full course catalog.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Environmental Marketing and Behavioral Economics

    Environmental Marketing and Behavioral Economics blend psychology with economics to understand why people make certain choices and how to influence them positively. It equips you to analyze consumer behavior, interpret data, and recommend strategies for businesses. You’ll learn to create environmentally friendly brands and promote sustainable products. With training in the ESG framework (environmental, social, governance), you’ll help companies and NGOs adopt sustainable practices. Whether it’s designing green marketing campaigns or implementing eco-friendly policies, this program prepares you for impactful roles in shaping a more sustainable future.

  • What courses will I be taking?

    Professional Masters Core: 15 credits

    • PROF 505 Strategic Management of Innovation 
    • PROF 510 Communication for Environmental Professionals 
    • PROF 515 Ethical Practice and Policy 
    • PROF 590 Capstone I 
    • PROF 690 Capstone II

    Major Program Core: 15 credits

    • MKTG 505 Market Research
    • MKTG 605 Purpose-Driven Marketing and Brand Management
    • PSYC 505 Behavioral Economics: Understanding What Shapes Decision-Making
    • SBUS 515 Ecological Economics
    • SUST 525 Making the Invisible Visible: The ESG Proposition

    For course requirements and a better look into your program, view our full course catalog. Then apply online for free to get started.

  • How much does it cost?

    Your online education should be affordable and manageable. Our team of distance education concierges will work with you through the admissions process to help you plan and pay for your degree. Learn more about the costs here.

    NEW! We’ve just reduced our graduate degree tuition!

  • How many credits can I transfer?

    Apply online (it’s free!) and a distance education concierge will reach out to create an individualized plan for transferring your credits. We will consider up to nine transfer credits for our graduate programs.

  • How fast can I finish?

    The timeframe for completion is up to you! Enroll in 6 credits per term and complete the program within just one year. Alternatively, opt for part-time study by taking one course at a time. Whichever path you choose, we’re here to support your educational journey every step of the way. Contact your concierge or advisor to create your personalized plan.


Program Features


Career Focus – Unity ranks in the top 15% of colleges for social mobility according to CollegeNET. Demand for employees with green skills is growing daily, and the sustainability core in every master’s program at Unity means that you’ll graduate with an environmental consciousness applicable to every career path.

Earn While You Learn – Our asynchronous model is designed to provide flexibility, allowing you to balance your studies with professional and personal commitments.

World Renowned Faculty – Learn from faculty who are working in their field, bringing their professional network and real-world insights into the virtual classroom, fostering valuable connections for your future career.

Applied Learning – You’ll be required to engage your local community and environment while completing your master’s degree, giving you practical, hands-on experience while allowing you to translate theoretical knowledge into real-world solutions. 

Personalized Support – You can rely on one-on-one professional advising, career support from your first day, unlimited mental health counseling, and more.


Experts in the Field

At Unity Environmental University, our Faculty is comprised of a wide range of environmental science experts who, in addition to teaching, conduct their own research and various fieldwork.

Dr. Melik Khoury, President and CEO of Unity College

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury

CEO of Unity Environmental University | Subject Matter Expert

Get started on an educational revolution with Dr. Melik Peter Khoury—an entrepreneurial visionary reshaping higher education! With a rich history of international business success as the Director of Euro-Gambian Trading, Dr. Khoury infuses Unity Environmental University with disruptive leadership, strategic foresight, and a commitment to “functional leadership in abundance.”

At Unity, he’s not just steering the ship; he’s charting a course for sustainable growth and excellence in environmental education. Ready to join the next wave of environmental leaders? Dr. Khoury’s transformative approach awaits, promising a future where education meets innovation!

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