Online Sustainable Management Bachelor’s and Certificate Programs

The study of Sustainable Management focuses on systems thinking—that is, understanding how individual things and events influence the whole. As sustainability becomes increasingly important in today’s economy, a bachelor’s degree or certificate gives you added value with new or existing employers.



The 21 courses (63 credits) in the bachelor’s program provide a broad understanding of the intersections among business, natural sciences, and social systems. This degree completion program is offered online by four University of Wisconsin campuses: UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior. Created for working adults, the program allows students to apply previously earned credits (or an associate’s degree) toward the online Sustainable Management bachelor’s degree.

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Click here to find out how earning a degree from UW Sustainable Management led one graduate to exciting, new career opportunities in green building.

If you have completed the first two years of a bachelor’s degree or if you have 60 credits of transferable coursework, you may apply directly to the program. Still need the first 60 credits? The UW System Online Associate Degree Programs may be a good fit for you.


An online Sustainable Management Certificate can update your skills and give you a current credential in today’s tough job market. The certificates help workers retool and transition in their careers. Like the bachelor’s degree, the Sustainable Management Science and Sustainable Enterprise Management certificates have been created for working adults and are offered by four UW campuses: UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior.

Choose one to complement your existing knowledge or enroll in both for a more broad-based skill set.

Have questions?

Check with an adviser to see how your previous coursework fits into the Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management or discuss which certificate is best for you.