The Kogod M.S. in Sustainability Management degree at AU is designed to integrate future-oriented business education with environmental and social science, public policy, and international issues. It is one of the few non-MBA sustainability programs housed in a business school, and is fortunate to have the resources of one of the greenest universities in the U.S. to help advance sustainability both on and off campus.
Full-time students can complete the MSSM in one year. Part-time students can complete it in two years.
The MSSM is comprised of the successful completion of 21 credits in core courses and 9 elective credits, with the latter selected from dozens of courses in 4 sustainability career fields.
Sustainability Systems: Business, Science, Policy, and International Issues
Social Sustainability Strategy
Environmental Science or Environmental Sustainability and Public Policy or Environment and Politics
Financial Analysis of the Firm
Sustainability International Experience
Applied Sustainability Management
SUSTAINABILITY CAREER TRACKS WITH SAMPLE ELECTIVE COURSES
Managing for Climate Change
Marketing for Social Change
Environment and Development
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
New Venture Business Plan
Water, Energy, & Sustainable Enterprise
Sustainable Products & Purchasing
Sustainability Communications Executive:
Managing Non-Profit Organizations
Environmental Sustainability & Public Policy
Urban Planning and Sustainability
The Kogod Center for Career Development (KCCD) is committed to helping all students reach their career goals. Through the KCCD, students receive one-on-one coaching, group instruction, and access to customized industry and networking events, and on-campus recruiting.