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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Concentration

The Environmental, Social, and Governance Concentration prepares MBA students to confidently navigate a rapidly changing business world with strong foundations in sustainability, social impact, and administration.

The Full-Time MBA Concentration in ESG at the Ross School of Business prepares students to transform how enterprises engage with the natural environment and climate change, address the needs of a changing workforce, and provide increased accountability to investors and other stakeholders. 

To express interest or ask questions about the concentration, contact an academic advisor at [email protected]

Course Requirements

To complete the concentration, students must fulfill a minimum of 12 credits. 

  • Complete each of these required foundational courses: 
    • STRAT 564/EAS 512 - Strategies for Sustainable Development I (1.5 credit hours) 
    • STRAT 565/EAS 513 - Strategies for Sustainable Development II (1.5 credit hours)
    • STRAT 615 - Equity Analytics (2.25 credit hours) 
  • Electives: complete at least 6.75 credit hours, with a minimum of one course from each of the three breadth areas (Environmental, Social, Governance).
  • Courses can be completed within the 57 credits needed for the Full-Time MBA.
  • Students are encouraged to add the concentration in their first year of enrollment and can complete the Full-Time MBA program in two years. 
  • Courses listed in more than one area below (marked with *) may only satisfy a requirement in one area.
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