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Upon completion of secondary school, many students choose to continue their education at a college or university. Some choose to pursue a BBA, or Bachelor’s of Business Administration. In this type of program students may learn about the functional characteristics of a business organization and choose to specialize in a particular aspect or field of commerce.

What is a BBA in Sustainability? A bachelor’s degree in sustainability is a four-year program that can prepare students to advise corporations on surviving and thriving in the modern economy. Students learn about such topics as responsible investment practices, consumer behavior and entrepreneurship. Many programs focus on environmental sustainability. Classes may encourage students to combine theoretical knowledge with practical applications. Coursework may require students to conduct theoretical analysis, complete research projects or intern with real corporations.

Participants can gain many valuable skills in a sustainability program. They are encouraged to assess information from a variety of sources and make forward-thinking decisions that are goal-oriented, but flexible. This practice can be valuable in a student’s personal as well as professional life. 

Although students can greatly increase their earning potential by completing a BBA, the program is not necessarily costly. Tuition will vary depending on the institution. Prospective students should contact universities directly for more information.

Sustainability is a growing field with many job opportunities. Students can find work with local or international corporations, helping them to apply sustainable practices to their current business model. They may work for scientific research labs dedicated to finding new sources of renewable energy to replace fossil fuels. Others may support water and land conservation efforts. Some graduates will work for a university, nonprofit organization or government to educate others and promote practices and laws that support sustainability.

Many colleges and universities offer a BBA in Sustainability, either through full- or part-time study or via online classes. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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6 Results in Sustainability Studies

College of the Rockies

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Sustainable Business Practices) (BBA) is an innovative program designed to integrate the conceptual approaches and methodologies ... [+]

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The Bachelor of Business Administration (Sustainable Business Practices) (BBA) is an innovative program designed to integrate the conceptual approaches and methodologies of a business administration degree program with specialized knowledge of sustainable business practices. The four-year program includes liberal arts and laboratory sciences in addition to specific business functions such as accounting or marketing and addresses the increasing need for organizations to commit to and demonstrate sustainability. Students develop the capacity for independent intellectual work and prepare for the challenges of careers in accounting, marketing, financial services, hospitality, local governance, and other positions in a variety of organizations including corporations, small businesses, non-profits or local government. BBA graduates may also to continue their studies toward professional certifications and designations. The program is designed to be flexible and accessible. Students may study full-time or part-time, in traditional classrooms or online formats, choose to focus with specific electives and enter or exit the program at various points. Qualifying courses from other institutions may be used to meet up to approximately 75% of the upper-level course requirements... [-]

Canada Cranbrook
September 2019
4 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Sustainability Management School

A degree that addresses challenges in sustainability that leaders face in global business. ... [+]

The aim of the BBA in Sustainability Management program is to offer an in-depth theoretical knowledge of business administration. At the end of the program, you will be able to understand the challenges facing executives in today's global business.

You will learn how to strategically incorporate sustainable practices into every business's operations to provide the extra competitive edge required in today's complex business environment.Students are exposed to real business operations through regular interaction with the business community and corporate world.

You will develop leadership and intercultural skills and be exposed to practical experience during experiential camps, field trips and visits to international organizations under the careful guidance of experts.... [-]

Switzerland Gland
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

The no. 1 Dutch programme in Business Administration and Management. Focuses on sustainable business, innovation, global health, civil society, urban dynamics, social res ... [+]

Do you want to change the world and are you looking for an international challenge? Are sustainability, human rights, global health, social responsibility, the increasing divide between rich and poor, global warming, civil society and advocacy for minorities themes that you care about? Do you want to contribute personally and professionally to a better world? In our four-year English-taught programme, we teach you how you can make a difference. We combine theory and practice, project management, business and research with global issues. The programme consists of courses, real projects with companies from the first year onwards, an international internship and professional career counseling. In the end, you'll know how to lead a project team and how to put innovative ideas into practice. You'll become a change maker, aware of your own strengths and ambitions, able to create sustainable value for society. Global Project and Change Management is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) offered by the Windesheim Honours College. Your career... [-]

Netherlands Zwolle
September 2020
Full-time
4 - 4 years
Campus
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Official name: Global Project and Change Management. The no. 1 Dutch programme in Business Administration and Management. Focuses on sustainable business, innovation, glo ... [+]

The official name of this programme is: Global Project and Change Management.

Do you want to change the world and are you looking for an international challenge? Are sustainability, human rights, global health, social responsibility, the increasing divide between rich and poor, global warming, civil society and advocacy for minorities themes that you care about? Do you want to contribute personally and professionally to a better world? In our four-year English-taught programme, we teach you how you can make a difference. We combine theory and practice, project management, business and research with global issues. The programme consists of courses, real projects with companies from the first year onwards, an international internship and professional career counseling. In the end, you'll know how to lead a project team and how to put innovative ideas into practice. You'll become a change maker, aware of your own strengths and ambitions, able to create sustainable value for society. Global Project and Change Management is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) offered by the Windesheim Honours College. Your career... [-]

Netherlands Zwolle
September 2020
Full-time
4 - 4 years
Campus
Sustainability Management School

A theoretical and practical degree that addresses challenges in sustainability facing leaders in today’s global business. Focused on one of the world’s fastest growing in ... [+]

Focused on one of the world’s fastest growing industries, this program provides a practical approach towards sustainable hospitality and the shift in demands from the conscientious travelers helping you develop the required leadership and business skills with a practical approach.

87% of global travelers say they want to travel sustainably – Booking.com 2018 Sustainable Travel Report

You will be exposed to real business operations through regular interaction with the business community and international hospitality organizations providing a framework to understand concepts including Sustainable Food and Beverage Management, Sustainable Tourism Management, Facilities Management, and Green Economy.... [-]

Switzerland Gland
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Sustainability Management School

A theoretical and practical degree that addresses challenges in sustainability facing leaders in today’s global business. Understand the key sustainability challenges and ... [+]

Understand the key sustainability challenges and opportunities within the fashion industry!

“There’s no bigger luxury than our future” Donatella Versace

This course provides in-depth knowledge about the core issues and challenges of sustainable fashion and integrates responsible leadership applied to the fashion sector. Participants learn the art of sustainable fashion with a creative focus and a critical awareness that enables them to be an active player in the sustainable fashion industry. Students will spend time at our extension campus based in the worlds fashion capital of Milan and will also be involved with projects at the sustainable fashion lab! This program covers sustainability from various angles of fashion from design, operations, production green economy and green marketing.... [-]

Switzerland Gland
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus