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Modern businesses are looking for ways to grow and prosper alongside our environment — and need sustainability leaders to help them do so. The W. P. Carey business degree in sustainability positions you to meet this demand, with the skills and knowledge necessary to influence growth, improve returns on capital, and improve risk management through sustainability. You’ll become an effective analyst and strategist, rethink the nature of business, and graduate ready to create a better future.

Sustainability degree courses

The business degree in sustainability challenges you to consider the full scope of business sustainability issues, through courses like:

  • Business and Sustainability
  • Economics of Sustainability
  • Business Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Future Thinking and Strategies
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Operations
  • International Development and Sustainability
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Policy and Governance in Sustainable Systems
  • Sustainable Energy, Materials, and Technology
  • Sustainability and Enterprise
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Sustainable Urban Dynamics

Customize your experience 

The business degree in sustainability is available on ASU’s Tempe campus, West campus, Polytechnic campus, or 100% online. Explore additional ways to customize your experience:

Careers in business sustainability

The business degree in sustainability prepares you for diverse and exciting opportunities, including any of the following careers.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Administrative Services Managers 12.47% $81,080
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 15.12% $80,490
Aquacultural Managers   $69,300
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 15.12% $73,660
Chief Executives   $168,140
Chief Sustainability Officers     $173,320
Compliance Managers   7.32% $100,890
Construction Managers   17.21% $82,790
Cost Estimators 25.34% $58,860
Farm and Ranch Managers     $69,300
General and Operations Managers     $95,440
Industrial Production Managers   $89,190
Investment Fund Managers 7.32% $100,890
Loss Prevention Managers 7.32% $100,890
Management Analysts 23.87% $78,600
Nursery and Greenhouse Managers   $69,300
Regulatory Affairs Managers   7.32% $100,890
Sales Managers 14.95% $105,260
Security Managers 7.32% $100,890
Social and Community Service Managers 13.78% $59,970
Storage and Distribution Managers   $81,830
Supply Chain Managers   7.32% $100,890
Transportation Managers   $81,830
Wind Energy Operations Managers   7.32% $100,890
Wind Energy Project Managers   7.32% $100,890

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A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help you stay on the right track to graduation.

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

First-year student | Transfer | International | Readmission

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