MES in Sustainability Management

Equipping future environmental leaders

The Master of Environmental Studies (MES) in Sustainability Management (SUSM) is a graduate research degree with six courses and a thesis.

The program provides future sustainability innovators with interdisciplinary research skills, management approaches, strategies and processes to realize sustainable outcomes within business, government and third sector organizations.

Our graduates work as:

  • Consultant, Anthesis Group

  • Program Manager, Mennonite Economic Development Associates

  • Junior Analyst, Sustainalytics

  • Climate Change Coordinator, The Town of Lincoln

  • Co-Founder, NU Grocery

  • Corporate Responsibility Analyst, Groupe AGÉCO

Check out our program degree overview page for full program schedule.

Anastasiya Saparaliyeva
Graduate Program Coordinator
MES in Sustainability Management

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Results from our 2021 alumni review, based on 77% of alumni.