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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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Top 25

DePaul was ranked among the nation’s 25 Most Innovative Schools by U.S. News & World Report (2016)


The average salary for 2018 graduates across Management programs was $77,500

Get training from sustainability management experts

Courses are taught by leaders in their fields, like Instructor and Director of Sustainable Management George Nassos. Before transitioning into academia, Nassos had 15 years of experience developing unique treatment and disposal technologies followed by 16 years of experience in a variety of managerial roles for International Minerals & Chemical Corp.

"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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