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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Andrew Hermann was not a coffee drinker until a year ago. Now the Xavier grad enjoys a cup every afternoon—a delicate light roast made of the best Arabica beans grown in the Dominican Republic by farmers who earn a fair wage from a company he founded. He named his company Better World Beans.
As a Jesuit, Catholic university, Xavier is committed to teaching students about the environment and ways to make the world a better place.
Williams College of Business Dean Tom Hayes spoke with the Cincinnati Business Courier about his first semester as dean, how he connects his students to Cincinnati's thriving business community and his goals for the future of the college.
Graduates of the Williams College of Business have gone onto work at
Ohio National Financial Services
Western & Southern