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Compare 3 Master of Science Degrees in Sustainable Business

A Master of Science is an advanced degree focusing on some specific aspect of the sciences. It typically builds upon what is learned in a Bachelor of Science program and may lead to career advancement. A MSc is often a two-year degree.

What is an MSc in Sustainable Business? This degree focuses on business as it relates to the environment, also termed “green business,” and often to human rights as well. Students who pursue this degree may expect to study topics such as how to incorporate sustainability into business decision-making, how to replace traditional products with products that may be more environmentally friendly and how to support environmental principles and human rights while making profitable business decisions.

A MSc in Sustainable Business may give students the opportunity to learn stronger critical thinking skills, to improve communication and to better analyze the environmental impacts of business decisions. While all these skills can translate to better business practices, they may also pay off in other areas of life.

While the specific cost of any degree program can vary greatly depending on the institution, a MSc in Sustainable Business is generally comparable to the cost of other Master of Science programs. Contact chosen schools to learn the exact tuition fees.

Obtaining an MSc in Sustainable Business may lead to a variety of career options. Individuals with this degree may eventually work as managers in any number of industries. They  may go on to other pursuits in higher education to become professors or lawyers with a focus on sustainability or business. Some may find positions  as activists or nonprofit directors, promoting either human rights, the environment, or both.

There are a number of schools to choose from if you are interested in a MSc in Sustainable Business, from both traditional and online institutions. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Sustainable Business

International Hellenic University (IHU)

The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on: Increasing agricultural production whilst mi ... [+]

The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on:

Increasing agricultural production whilst minimizing the impact on the environment, Developing and managing agricultural enterprises of various sizes, Agricultural products marketing and trading.

The Programme aims at:

University and technological education institute graduates who wish to acquire expertise in sustainable agriculture and agribusiness, Professionals who wish to establish start-up agricultural companies that bring new ideas to both farming and the market, Professionals who work in the private/public agricultural/agribusiness sectors and wish to redirect their careers or enhance their existing capabilities. The Core Courses ... [-]
Greece Thessaloniki
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 30 months
Campus
Utrecht University

As part of this two-year Master’s program in Sustainable Business and Innovation, you will learn about sustainability challenges and the technological and other options t ... [+]

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As part of this two-year Master’s program in Sustainable Business and Innovation, you will learn about sustainability challenges and the technological and other options that businesses can use to work in a more environmentally and socially friendly manner. By reviewing the academic literature and theory, real-life examples, and business case studies, you will acquire insight into the behavior of organizations, including processes of organizational change and innovation.

Growing societal demand

Businesses increasingly face significant challenges and opportunities from environmental issues such as climate change, energy, and water and social issues such as labor and human rights, corruption, and transparency. Stakeholders in these businesses – including governments, shareholders, business customers, local communities, consumers, employees, and NGOs – are demanding that companies become more focused on sustainability for themselves and the communities they impact. As a graduate with the knowledge and skills to develop sustainable business practices, you will have excellent career prospects across multiple sectors and industries.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Tampere University

The programme prepares the graduates to work in private, public or the third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes. The b ... [+]

Dealing with change in complex societies

The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to lead and analyse complex change processes. It responds to the need for new kinds of leadership competencies and skills, which are in demand at local, national, international and global levels.

By interacting with staff members from various disciplines – business, governance, politics and international relations – as well as with different societal stakeholders, students will learn to foster new forms of engagement across sectors of the economy and society.

The programme prepares the graduates to work in private, public or the third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes. The business specialisation provides students with an in-depth understanding of leading and managing change in contemporary business environments.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus