Learn to plan and apply sustainable business practices that boost the triple bottom line
Designed for working adults, the online Sustainable Management bachelor’s degree-completion program teaches the sustainable business skills and knowledge you need to make a difference at your current workplace and gain a competitive advantage in the job market.
21 courses, 63 credits, online
An interdisciplinary curriculum covers topics including systems thinking, triple-bottom-line accounting, the economics of sustainability, natural resource management, environmental science and policy, and information systems.
All courses are developed and taught by distinguished faculty from each of the four partnering campuses—UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW Superior—bringing you diverse expertise from some of the top experts in the state.
The program’s final course, a capstone experience, gives you the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in a real-world setting. You will complete a semester-long project and gain valuable hands-on experience helping a real organization solve an existing sustainability problem. See our course descriptions page for more information.
If you have an associate degree or 60 credits of transferable college credit, you may apply directly to the program. Still need the first 60 credits? UW Online associate degree programs may be a good fit for you.
Some courses in the bachelor’s degree program have prerequisites. If you have not completed some or all of the prerequisites as part of an associate degree or prior coursework, you will need to complete them before taking specific courses. UW campus equivalents or other college/university equivalents may be substituted. The five prerequisite courses are:
- College algebra
- Introductory biology
- General chemistry
- Speech/introduction to communications
Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition for the 2015/16 academic year is a flat fee of $390 per credit ($24,570 total for 63 credits) whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state. Financial aid, including scholarships, is available for students who qualify.
See a Graduate’s Story
Learn about the UW Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Management program from one of its graduates.
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