Prescott College MBA

Sustainability Leadership (MBA)

Signature Courses
Organizational Transformation & Sustainable Leadership
The Economics of Sustainable Organizations & Communities
Organizational Behavior through a Sustainability Lens
Intercultural Leadership in Sustainability Organizations

Earn a Master of Business Administration in Sustainability Leadership at Prescott College and build successful strategies for sustainability within your organization through social and environmental performance as a change agent. 

The Master of MBA in Sustainability Leadership is designed to deepen your understanding of foundational management techniques that are critical for leaders in business, nonprofits, and governmental organizations. 

Sustainability is integrated at the deepest level In every course with a triple bottom line-based curriculum. Using a bioregional approach to online education, apply what you learn in each course to your local communities and your own careers while making connections between your own organizations’ economic objectives while addressing the needs of the environment, employees, communities, and other stakeholders. 

Leading Faculty: Expert faculty provide perspectives in eight required foundation courses covering the foundational areas: Strategy, management/ leadership, operations, marketing, data analysis, economics, finance, and accounting.

Recognized for Leadership in Sustainability: Prescott College has built a national reputation for teaching sustainability in higher education. 

Student Variety: Our students span the United States and the globe, bringing a breadth of perspectives and experiences that are not available in masters programs that draw the majority of their students from the same geographic area.

Proven Online Learning System and Small Classes Facilitate Learning: Our students can focus on their studies, not on dealing with technological glitches. In addition, we keep our class size small (generally no more than 20 students per section). This ensures that you have meaningful interactions with your fellow students and receive individualized attention from your instructors.


  • Assess sustainability practices and how these are applied to support competitive advantage through environmental and social performance
  • Assess sustainability practices and how these are applied to support competitive advantage through risk mitigation, including risks related to climate change, scarcity of resources, and conservation (e.g., operational efficiencies)
  • Analyze innovative leader responses to challenges and opportunities across economic, social, environmental, and political spheres
  • Demonstrate command of business fundamentals to build an actionable sustainable organization strategy and strategy implementation plan
  • Evaluate organizational culture and other change management in its role in the creation of superior products, services, and/or processes
  • Solve leadership problems by acquiring, interpreting, and synthesizing data
  • Communicate effectively as an organizational leader to bridge diverse perspectives, cultures, and disciplines; promote sustainability and triple bottom line thinking for the organization
  • Improve authentic external communications related to social and environmental, as well as economic performance


  • Lead Sustainability Specialist
  • Sustainability Advisor/Director/Specialist
  • Sustainable Design Consultant
  • Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Sustainable Business Consultant
  • Corporate Responsibility Coordinator/Specialist/Officer
  • Social Responsibility Coordinator/Specialist/Officer
  • Sustainability/Corporate Social Responsibility Planner/Administrator


  • Completed Application
  • Current resume
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts

William Prado

Instruction|Faculty / Dean, Graduate and Online Programs

Hava Villaverde

Instruction|Associate Faculty