The Master of Science (MS) in Sustainable Management program combines courses from the College of Science and Health, College of Communication and Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, providing you with a broad base of knowledge and skills for implementing sustainable strategies in today’s marketplace.

The program is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees, or students who have earned or are earning MBAs.


DePaul’s MS in Sustainable Management program has a unique curriculum that will enable you to develop:
  • The ability to assess, challenge and reframe traditional practices of management.
  • Decision-making abilities based on organizational strategies.
  • Analytical skills focusing on how societies and organizations value resources required to deliver goods and services.
  • Technical skills to analyze and measure the economic, social and environmental impacts of organizational decisions.

Career Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor projects growing professional opportunities for sustainability managers in a wide range of sectors, from services—including finance and health care—to manufacturing and construction.

​STEM Designation

DePaul’s Master of Science in Sustainable Management is a Department of Homeland Security STEM-designated program.  STEM designation is granted to programs that produce graduates educated in science, technology, engineering and/or math who help support U.S. economic competitiveness and growth.  International students who earn degrees from STEM-designated programs can qualify to extend their post-graduation stay in the United States for Optional Practical Training​ (OPT).  OPT provides an opportunity for international students to develop their careers while also helping meet the demand for STEM-educated professionals in the U.S. workforce. To find out more, contact the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at or (312) 362-8810.

Degree Requirements 48 hours
  Total hours required   48 hours