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Master of Science in Sustainable Business

Having a career and having a purpose can go hand in hand.


In Miami Herbert’s STEM-designated Master of Science in Sustainable Business, our unique interdisciplinary team unites business, science, theory, and practice to provide a forward-thinking foundation for those focused on where the world is headed. We’ll give you the tools and skills necessary to turn your purpose into action.

Who's It For?

A Master of Science in Sustainable Business is for candidates with an undergraduate degree in business, science, or engineering who want the opportunity to be a force for good inside a company: making positive impacts on the environment and society in a way that increases the long run value of the firm and is consistent with the firm’s strategy and vision.

Program Type
Specialized Masters

On Campus

Less than 1 year

Time Commitment
Full Time

Start Date

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Master of Science in Sustainable Business


Being at the forefront of this emerging field is fundamental to the future of business. At Miami Herbert, our differentiators help transform you into a sought-after professional who has the potential to transform how the world works.

in the US, #17 world-wide

for corporate social responsibility. Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2021

Corporate Knight Rankings

Ranked 7th Nationally

And 21st Internationally. The University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School continues to be recognized as a leader in business sustainability education.



This master’s 32-credits leverages highly-rated faculty, the environmental expertise of the world-renowned Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, and the industry-leading Department of Civil Architecture and Environmental Engineering.

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Our world-class faculty have expertise in all three pillars (environment, social, and governance) of corporate sustainability.

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Capstone Course

A Capstone Project will enable students to apply their knowledge in real-world scenarios, either through an internship, an entrepreneurial start-up, or a sustainability consulting assignment for a specific area of business.

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A STEM-designated program develops your analytical and quantitative skills. If you are an international student, you can extend your employment opportunities in the U.S. for up to a total of 36 months.

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Future-Proof Your Career

When you graduate from Miami Herbert, you join a diverse community of 45,000+ business leaders around the world. One-on-one career coaching accelerates your opportunities. Alumni employers include:

  • A.R. Holdings 
  • Callison RTKL
  • Canadian Heritage
  • City of Miami Beach
  • CPA Ferrere
  • Duty Free Americas
  • Electrotécnica Saqui
  • Genesis International
  • Miami Dolphins
  • Norwegian Airlines
  • Rey and Associates Sports Medicine
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • WIN Lab Miami
In Their Own Words

Our Students

Sustainable Business students come from diverse backgrounds, with a variety of academic and professional experiences, but with one thing in common: the drive to become global business leaders.
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Full-time student

“The MSSB program provided me with the competitive advantage of re-learning how to view business through the lens of sustainability.”

Alexandre Moreira Master of Science in Sustainable Business
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Full-time student

“Being that the MSSB is a STEM-certified program and finance intensive, I felt this knowledge was a critical differentiation amongst other programs and included the foundation I needed to advance my career.”

Paisley Freund Master of Science in Sustainable Business
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Industry expert and employer

“A sustainability program consistent with JM Family’s core values provides a competitive advantage in the market, while promoting the social good. An MS in Sustainable Business from the University of Miami provides rigorous training in this emerging field.”

Cristina Hicks Environmental Manager, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Learn from the Best


Our outstanding faculty are recognized worldwide for their teaching and cutting-edge research.
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David Kelly

Academic Director, Master of Science in Sustainable Business, and Professor, Economics
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Claudia Townsend

Associate Professor, Marketing
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Daniel Hicks

Lecturer, Economics
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Sammi Tang

Associate Professor, Management

Meet Your Enrollment Advisor

Ruth Wright is Assistant Director of Admissions and manages recruitment for the Master of Science in Sustainable Business, among other programs.  She has been working at the “U” since 2016. She earned her BA in Communications from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2005.  With over 10 years of corporate experience, Ruth enjoys transforming the lives of our students through academic and career advice.
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