Welcome to our 100% Online MBA in Sustainability, Energy and Environment.
It is widely accepted that sustainability, the environment, and energy economics represent some of the most challenging risks facing businesses today, as well as some of the most exciting opportunities. From climate change, environment to energy economics, the success of business in the future will depend on how companies address these challenges and align themselves with the needs of society and the environment.
The specialized MBA program in “Sustainability, Energy, and Environment” aims at providing skills and tools needed for analyzing, understanding, and assessing strategic decisions about energy production, sustainability, and climate change mitigation. The Program will start by creating a global framework of the energy sources and uses and of the strategic role of energy and sustainable development. Then, it will focus on the critical challenges in achieving sustainability to meet the energy consumption needs of a growing population in the face of increasing economic prosperity and finite resources. Energy efficiency and the emerging paradigms of energy communities and smart cities will be further investigated. The role of technological innovation and renewable energy production will be assessed providing students with real case studies at the global level. This program also examines the scientific foundation of anthropogenic climate change and the forecast for humans’ impact on Earth’s climate, including sea-level change, variations in precipitation, vegetation, storminess, and the related economic impacts.
After completing this MBA program, graduates are expected to
1. 12 MBA Core Courses & 3 Electives (Total 60 Credits)
Average Course Length: 3 weeks
2. Sustainability, Energy and Environment Specialization Courses (16 Credits)
3. Sustainability, Energy and Environment Capstone Project (14 Credits)
You are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.
In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.
English Language Proficiency:
Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:
IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+
English Proficiency Waivers:
The English proficiency test is not required for the following candidates:
– Native English Speakers, OR;
– Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
– Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
– 2 years of work experience in an organization where English is the primary language of communication.
Following three payment plans are available. You may choose either one during the application process.
The data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that the year on year growth for jobs in the sustainability, energy, and environment market will grow at over 9% which is higher than the average of all industries put together. With most organizations globally investing significantly in waste reduction, energy efficiency, and environmental commitment, there is an excellent prospect for graduates who specialize in these areas alongside their business and management studies.
The Rushford MBA in Sustainability, Energy and Environment has been designed to ensure that students receive hands-on knowledge and learn from case studies that mimic real-life situations. We train our students to manage complex operations within these sectors. Popular areas for career entry or enhancement after completing this MBA program are as follows:
To apply for this program kindly follow the application process as described in the following link:
Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.
We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.