MBA/MS in Environmental Science & Management 

A combined 78 credits for these two degrees (36 credits for the MS in Environmental Science and Management and 42 credits* for the MBA) is reduced to 70 credits through credit-sharing.

Students must apply and be accepted to both programs of study. 

Students may begin their study in either the School of Business or in the School of Science & Engineering. Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive two degrees and two diplomas. The degrees must be conferred simultaneously.

* Up to 6 credits may be waived based on previous coursework in accounting, economics, finance and statistics. To be eligible for a course waiver, a grade of ‘B-‘ or better is required in an approved course taken within the past 5 years. 

Learning Goals and Methods in the Professional MBA Program

(note: refer to the School of Natural & Environmental Sciences Graduate Catalog for specifics on the MS in Environmental Science & Management program)

Knowledge Area Related Learning Goal
Ethical Competency Students will be able to recognize ethical dilemmas in an organizational context and apply ethical decision-making frameworks to business decisions.
Sustainability Perspective Students will recognize and apply sustainability principles to strategic decisions as a means for competitive differentiation.
Problem Solving Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze complex situations, analyze information and evaluate alternatives from different perspectives to develop solutions for business problems and to seize innovative opportunities.
Management and Leadership Skills Students will gain innovative managerial and leadership skills for motivating people and creating positive organizational change.
Cultural Intelligence Students will possess the skills to manage effectively in a global business environment.

Graduation Requirements for the MBA/MS in Environmental Science and Management

MS in Environmental Science and Management Coursework

ENVI 531: Environmental Management 3 credits
ENVI 533W: Writing for Environmental Professionals 3 credits
ENVI 537: Environmental Conflict Resolution & Problem Solving 2 credits
ENVI 540: Environmental Law 2 credits
ENVI 544: Environmental Policy & Politics 3 credits
ENVI 552: Environmental Chemistry 3 credits
ENVI 670: Environmental Toxicology 3 credits
ENVI 672: Environmental Biology 3 credits
Select two of the following courses (total of 6 credits)  
ENVI 570: Fund Air Pollution Prevention & Control 3 credits
ENVI 571: Fund Water Pollution Prevention & Control 3 credits
ENVI 572: Solid/Hazardous Waste Pollution Prevention & Control 3 credits
Total credits 36 credits

MBA Coursework

ACCT 501: Accounting Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
STAT 501: Statistics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
ECON 501: Economics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
FINC 501: Finance Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
GRBU 503: Managerial Decision Tools 1.5 credits
STAT 510: Applied Statistics 3 credits
MGMT 513: Managing People for Sustained Competitive Advantage 1.5 credits
ACCT 515: Accounting for Decision Makers 3 credits
ECON 520: Managerial Economics 3 credits
MGMT 523: Applied Business Ethics 1.5 credits
ISYS 525: Managing Information 1.5 credits
SCMG 527: Supply Chain/Operations Management 1.5 credits
BLAW 529: Business Legal Environment 1.5 credits
FINC 530: Financial Management 3 credits
MGMT 531: Strategic Sustainability and Models 1.5 credits
MGMT 533: Global Business 1.5 credits
MKTG 535: Marketing Management 3 credits
MGMT 540: Strategy and Implementation 3 credits
MGMT 545: Executive Insights 3 credits
MGMT 548: Capstone Project 3 credits
Total credits 42 credits

*These courses may be waived based on previous coursework.