MBA - Environmental Management

Ashford University's Master of Business Administration - Environmental Management program is intended to teach you how to integrate sustainable business strategies into a company's everyday practices. Read on to learn more about the Master of Business - Environmental Management program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University's Master of Business Administration - Environmental Management program is designed to provide you with a foundation to aid you in meeting the challenges of economy, energy, and environment in your business practices. Through an array of classes, you'll have the opportunity to study economic forces in business, business risks, and alternative sources of energy. The program also covers traditional business concepts including operations, project management, finance, and promotions. As a Forbes School of Business & Technology student, you'll also have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as webinars that feature business experts from Forbes.

What are the Prerequisites?

If you're applying for the Master of Business Administration - Environmental Management program, you should have an interest in business, as well as demonstrate a passion for environmental issues. Though not required, you may have had some experience working for an environmental government agency or nonprofit organization dealing with environmental protection and sustainability. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration - Environmental Management program consists of 36 total credits, including 27 core credits and nine specialization credits. Students who transfer credits in may not be required to take all of the courses listed below.

Business Administration - Environmental Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Core Course Requirements
BUS 600 Management Communications with Technology Tools
BUS 610 Organizational Behavior
BUS 620 Managerial Marketing
BUS 670 Legal Environment
MAT 540 Statistical Concepts for Research
BUS 591 Financial Accounting & Analysis
BUS 642 Business Research Methods & Tools
BUS 630 Managerial Accounting
BUS 640 Managerial Economics
BUS 650 Managerial Finance
BUS 644 Operations Management
Environmental Management Specialization Course Requirements
BUS 665 Environmental Law & Compliance
BUS 667 Energy, Environment & Economics
BUS 688 Business Strategy: The Sustainable Enterprise

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Ashford University's Master of Business Administration - Environmental Management is designed to prepare you for a career in business, particularly working with issues and practices that affect the environment. Varied instruction will allow you the opportunity to learn management components of the environment and the environment's relation to today's economy.

Positions you may be eligible to apply for include:

  • Environmental program manager
  • Environmental consultant
  • Plant manager
  • Environmental and safety manager
  • Business development manager

Advanced Degrees

The Master of Business Administration - Environmental Management program is designed to prepare you for entry-level and mid-level positions in sustainable business, but if you would like to pursue higher level employment, you may need to further your education. Some advanced degrees you may be eligible to apply for include:

  • Environmental Management PhD
  • Business Administration PhD
  • Environmental Science PhD

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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