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

Make the world a better place when you put sustainability topics to practice. You'll have opportunities to recommend and implement innovative, sustainable business practices for local organizations—including Xavier.

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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.

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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.


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.

Welcome to the Family

Four Years That Will Change Your Life.

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Careers After Xavier

Graduates of the Williams College of Business have gone onto work at

Cincinnati More Fortune 500 companies per capita than
Los Angeles, New York or Chicago
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