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Bard College

24 months
36634 USD/year
36634 USD/year
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The Bard MBA in Sustainability from Bard College prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of business environments—from innovative start-ups to major corporations—with in-depth knowledge of core business skills through the lens of sustainability. 


The curriculum provides a grounding in management essentials, with a continual focus on the integrated bottom line: economic success, environmental integrity, and social equity. 

Future-thinking students who earn an MBA in Sustainability at Bard College early in the development of the industry will position themselves to be the forefront of a massive shift in how we do business.

Courses and Focus Areas

  • The Bard MBA curriculum is built to simultaneously provide students with the core business competencies needed to pursue business management careers while exploring new ways of managing organizations to pursue an integrated bottom line strategy. 
  • Bard’s curriculum—where sustainability principles are embedded in a core business curriculum—challenges students to examine not just the economic impacts of the decisions they make, but the social and environmental impacts as well, while also giving them the skills to make the business case for sustainability. 


Bard College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The courses of study leading to the bachelor of arts, bachelor of music, and bachelor of science degrees at Bard are registered by the New York State Education Department. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Sustainable Management 
  • Economics for Decision-making
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Accounting and the Integrated Bottom Line
  • Globalization and Emerging Markets
  • Operations and Supply Chains

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Application
  • Write a Personal Statement
  • Submit a Resume/CV
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation
  • School Transcripts
  • Submit GRE or GMAT Scores
  • Complete and Submit FAFSA
  • Schedule an Interview

Tuition Fee

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    36634 USD/year
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    36634 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36634 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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