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The Master of Science (MS) in Sustainable Management program combines courses from the College of Science and Health, College of Communication and Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, providing students with a broad base of knowledge and skills for implementing sustainable strategies for managing human, social, financial and natural resources in today's marketplace.
DePaul’s MS in Sustainable Management program has a unique curriculum that will enable you to develop:
- The ability to assess, challenge and reframe traditional practices of management.
- Decision-making abilities based on organizational strategies.
- Analytical skills focusing on how societies and organizations value resources required to deliver goods and services.
- Technical skills to analyze and measure the economic, social and environmental impacts of organizational decisions.
DePaul’s Master of Science in Sustainable Management is a Department of Homeland Security STEM-designated program. STEM designation is granted to programs that produce graduates educated in science, technology, engineering and/or math who help support U.S. economic competitiveness and growth. International students who earn degrees from STEM-designated programs can qualify to extend their post-graduation stay in the United States for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT provides an opportunity for international students to develop their careers while also helping meet the demand for STEM-educated professionals in the U.S. workforce. To find out more, contact the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 362-8810.
|Program Requirements||Quarter Hours|
|Total hours required||48|
Students will be able to:
- Understand and synthesize the role and impact of the built environment.
- Analyze the relationship between human activity and natural, social, and economic environments.
- Apply performance metrics utilizing financial, natural, and social capital to drive organizational decision-making.
- Evaluate economic impact of sustainability and its obligation to future generations.
- Examine how organizational leaders develop and enable sustainable organizations.
- Effectively communicate complex issues related to sustainability.
- Determine differences in sustainability plans by country.
- Compare international sustainability efforts.
To earn the Master of Science in Sustainable Management, students must complete a total of 12 courses. Five courses are required core courses, four are selected from the list of business foundation electives and three are selected from the list of interdisciplinary electives.
|ACC 500||FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING||4|
|ENV 506||SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE: ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITS, HUMAN NEEDS, & SYSTEMS THINKING||4|
|FIN 559||SUSTAINABLE VALUE CREATION||4|
|GSB 595||DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES: PRACTICUM||4|
|MGT 515||SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT||4|
Business Foundation Electives
|Select four of the following:||16|
|BUSINESS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS|
|BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS|
|MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR|
|LEAN & SIX SIGMA|
|CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING|
|ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP|
|Select three of the following:||12|
|ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC POLICY|
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT|
|RELIGIOUS ETHICS AND ECONOMICS|
|ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY|
|BUSINESS, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT|
|TOPICS IN BUSINESS ETHICS|
|SUSTAINABLE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT|
|SPECIAL TOPICS (Environmental Policy/Sustainable Source Reduction)|
|MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL NGOs|
|SPECIAL TOPICS (Sustainable Building and Real Estate )|
- Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.
- Satisfactory completion of the 12 required courses, or their substitutes as approved by the Chair of the Management Department.
- All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. After a lapse of six years a course is expired. An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree.