Sustainability: Economics and Management
What was once considered simply "going green" has moved from community gardens to the corporate boardrooms. Businesses and governments of all sizes now consider managing their financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities a top priority. Blend in Xavier's unique Jesuit teaching and ethical philosophy—and you'll soon be enjoying the fruits of a flourishing and in-demand career.
Students gain hands-on experience doing research projects and field trips on economic sustainability.
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Make a Difference
At Xavier, you'll gain the skills and confidence to inform and mobilize public opinion, as well as government and organizational policies, to facilitate sustainable economies and organizations.
Keep it Green
Xavier has decreased their energy consumption by 17.5 percent and Cincinnati has switched to 100 percent renewable electricity, reducing the city's carbon footprint by about 550,000 tons per year, the equivalent of eliminating 104,000 cars off the road.
Learn the ins and Outs
Through the program's three experiential learning elements–field trips, elective practicums/internships and the program capstone–you're able to utilize resources from inside and outside the University.
Average size of classes
average starting salary for 2015 sustainability graduates
Fortune 500 companies in Cincinnati
Xavier graduates across the globe
Learning outside the classroom
At Xavier, a great education comes with a supportive campus and a city full of opportunity. All students have access to a professional, executive mentor through our nationally known Mentor Program.
Careers After Xavier
Graduates of the Williams College of Business have gone onto work at
Ohio National Financial Services
Western & Southern