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Sustainable Management (MS)

Sustainable Management (MS)
Sustainable Management (MS)

Be at the forefront of implementing sustainable business strategies

Develop the skills to assess the environmental impacts of organizational decisions in DePaul’s MS in Sustainable Management program. You’ll learn how to develop and implement sustainable strategies for managing human, financial and natural resources in today’s marketplace.
Our multidisciplinary program incorporates courses from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, the College of Science and Health, and the College of Communication.

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

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Chicago, a leader in innovative environmental initiatives

Chicago is home to hundreds of national and local companies, startups and nonprofits that are increasingly reliant on environmentally sustainable business solutions. A wide range of firms located in the city offer numerous opportunities for sustainability management roles.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 15 August 15
Winter December 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer June 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.

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Required Courses

You’ll complete a total of 12 courses.

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of Sustainable Management master’s degree graduates were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation.


The average salary for Sustainable Management graduates was $54,000.

Get training from sustainability management experts

DePaul alumnus and Director of Sustainable Management George Brigandi brings nearly a decade of experience working in marketing and business development to the program. Brigandi is passionate about making businesses more sustainable, particularly as it relates to Chicago. He currently serves as the partnership and development manager at Current, a Chicago-based organization that aims to solve local water challenges.

“The sustainable management program required me to address and act on the critical gap between conventional business practices and sustainable development goals, all while supporting my efforts to build a pragmatic case for investing in ecosystems and social equity.”

Stephanie (MS ’17)

Economic Analyst, AECOM
Stephanie, DePaul Sustainable Management MS  

Alumni Network

Leverage DePaul’s wide-ranging network of alumni and business leaders. You’ll have opportunities to engage in professional development activities and community outreach via service learning. Join the network of more than 65,000 DePaul business alumni.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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