Graduate of Online Degree in Sustainable Management

Bachelor's Degree Completion

Sustainable Management

Online Bachelor of Science Degree
and Professional Certificates

The Sustainable Management program will provide you with a broad understanding of the intersections among business, natural sciences, and social systems: knowledge you can apply in your current workplace or in a position with a company that’s focused on sustainability.

This program is designed for individuals who are passionate about a healthy environment, strong profitability and vital communities existing now and in the future.


  • Curriculum designed with input from industry
  • Innovative, online classrooms with no campus visits or face-to-face meetings required
  • Personalized advising from an experienced faculty advisor
  • Supportive services that include an online writing lab, tech support, and career services
  • Taught by faculty with subject-matter expertise and industry experience

Since 2011, the We Are the Future of Sustainability scholarship has awarded nearly $1,000,000 to students who set out to use their degree to support and create sustainability initiatives in Wisconsin and all over the world.  Incoming students for the bachelor’s degree are eligible for $500. Continuing students are eligible for scholarships as well. For more information click here

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Program Curriculum

For the bachelor's degree, you would add up to 60 transferable credits or your associate degree from an accredited institution to your degree plan and then take the following required courses for a total of 123 credits. The two certificates only require the courses listed below.

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Tuition Fees and Financial Aid

Tuition rates can be found here. Students who take at least six credits each term may be eligible for financial aid.

Admissions Process and Requirements

Qualified applicants to the program will have:

  • An associate degree or college-level credits from an accredited institution;
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better; and
  • Prerequisite courses in college math, statistics, introductory biology and introductory speech/communications.

You may apply and begin the program with the start of any term. Complete a UW-System application, pay the processing fee, and have official transcripts sent directly to UW-River Falls from the colleges and universities you have previously attended.

Applicants to the certificate programs are not required to pay a processing fee or send transcripts.

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