“Master’s Degree Preferred”
Two-thirds of the jobs in sustainability require the ability to collect, analyze, and report sustainability data. Many of those jobs prefer a master’s degree or require a master’s for advancement.
The design of this MS degree is based on extensive research on job market trends in sustainable business. More than half a million professionals in LinkedIn have the word sustainability in their profile. There continues to be a steady growth of jobs requiring data collections, data analysis, and reporting of environmental and energy efforts in compliance with GRI, and SASB guidelines and standards.
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This program is designed for working adults, who can earn this master’s degree in as little as three semesters.
Students have options to study for certifications such as:
- LEED Green Associate and Accredited Professional
- Certified Management Accountant
Reporting tools and standards
Elective courses cover sustainability accounting and reporting tools and standards, including:
- The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
- Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
- LEED for buildings
- STARS for universities
- LEED for Cities
- GHG Protocol
Scott Herriott received his PhD in management science and engineering at Stanford University. He is the author of Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies (Business Expert Press, 2015) and Metrics for Sustainable Business: Measures and Standards for the Assessment of Organizations (Routledge, 2016).
The College of Business Administration at Maharishi University of Management has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting, SAP-Finance, and Sustainable Business
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Administration