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Sustainable Business

Master of Business Administration

Next start date is June 7. No GRE needed and applying is free!!

Change business and change the world

When you align economic drivers with environmental imperatives, you change our world. Learn from business leaders who’ve turned green ideas into thriving ventures. Prove that profits and principles can coexist.

Unity College’s online Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business offers a unique starting point for careers in energy management, green marketing, consulting, city management, and countless other fields. In just 14 months, you’ll be ready to put your passion and skills to work.

Lead the way to a sustainable future—apply online today.

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Is a sustainability MBA worth it?

We think so. Many organizations are beginning to implement sustainability measures to engage stakeholders, reduce waste, and positively impact the environment. This means more jobs becoming available for those with both leadership and sustainability skills.

Unity College’s MBA program will prepare you implement the “Triple Bottom Line” (profit, people, and the planet) in any industry you work in. You will further your business acumen and become ready to create change in organizations.  

And aside from being the only degree of its kind, our sustainable MBA also boasts:

  • Flexible start dates. Choose from five enrollment dates throughout the year to begin your degree.
  • No GRE or GMAT required. Spend less time on tests and more time on helping the environment.
  • Online courses. Study from home and receive the same individualized attention you’d get on campus.
  • Short time to completion. Take courses full-time and finish your degree in 14 months.
  • Sustainability in every class. Learn economics, accounting, and leadership through an eco-friendly lens.

Take control of your future. Apply online today.

Careers and Outcomes

Follow your curiosity.

Realize your potential.

MBA degree requirements and courses

The sustainable MBA is 36 total credits and you’ll need to maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher to graduate. Download the degree sheet.

While in the program, you’ll take courses from three distinct disciplines: Sustainable business principles, human dimensions, and ecological dynamics.

Sustainable MBA Sample Courses

  • SBUS 505 Accounting and Finance for Sustainable Business

    This course examines the principles of financial and managerial accounting for sustainably minded organizations. Discussions will include the essentials of cost accounting, minimizing the costs and risks posed by operations and environmental liabilities, developing effective operational planning and capital budgeting processes, and effectively managing a firm’s investments.

  • SBUS 535 Marketing & Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility

    Effective marketing is essential for overall business success. This course explores marketing in a sustainable organization and creating beneficial relationships with stakeholders. Students learn how to brand an organization, determine consumer demand, identify target markets, create brand positioning, and develop pricing strategies.

  • SUST 515 Leading Sustainable Change

    Truly sustainable solutions need to meet economic and cultural acceptability to be implemented politically, and the process of seeking solutions can change community perceptions. Through techniques for understanding the nature of stakeholders and the use of social marketing, sustainability professionals can strongly influence perceptions and behavior. In this course, students will practice research-based stakeholder analysis and social marketing.

For more information on courses, view our course catalog.

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