M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Management (with concentration in Business and Environment)

24 months
60220 USD/year
60220 USD/year
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Students enrolled in Master in Environmental Management (with concentration in Business and Environment) program at Duke University learn how to help organizations of all sizes and in any sector implement environmentally sustainable business practices. Students hone their skills and knowledge through practical applications, client-based consulting projects and interactions with industry leaders.



Students enrolled in this Master in Environmental Management (with concentration in Business and Environment) program at Duke University will gain:

  • An understanding of how businesses connect to each other and to consumers through supply chains, and how business behaviors impact the environment
  • A broad perspective on the theory and drivers motivating firms to create sustainable business practices
  • A fundamental understanding of science and technology as it relates to sustainable business practices
  • A background in economics, policy and business strategies
  • First-hand exposure to industry leaders and how firms implement sustainability programs
  • Critical skills in data analysis and modeling

  • Experience with professional and technical communication, project management and teamwork


The Business and Environment program provides students with knowledge and skills to assist them and the organizations they will work for in making informed and effective decisions about environmental practices. Students will hone their skills through coursework, practical applications and client-based consulting projects.


Our curriculum will introduce you to how multinational firms and small and medium enterprises address environmental, economic and social sustainability imperatives. It leaves plenty of room for you to customize your educational experience to meet your interests and career goals, whether they involve a focus on supply chains, compliance, strategy or product innovation.

Your faculty advisor will work with you to select a curriculum and area of specialization based on your interests and goals. You can choose from courses across Duke and at our partner institutions.

Transferable Skills

Business & Environment students receive in-depth training in:

  • Finance
  • Life cycle and value chain analysis
  • Strategic analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Applied data analysis
  • Appreciative Inquiry

Your Future

Our graduates work in a wide array of business sectors. They serve in both traditional environmental and sustainability positions, as well as roles within project teams focused on supply chain, responsible sourcing, logistics, sales and marketing, product design, corporate strategy, government affairs and community engagement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economic Analysis of Environmental Policies
  • Evaluation of Public Expenditures
  • Fundamentals of GIS
  • Applied Data Analysis for Env. Sciences
  • Modeling for Energy Systems
  • Environmental Decision Analysis
  • Finance in High Tech Industries
  • Advanced Finance in High Tech Industries
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Chemical Fate of Organic Compounds
  • Climate and Society
  • Air Quality: Human Health Effects
  • Urban Ecology
  • Watershed Hydrology
  • Social Entrepreneurshi

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution (transcripts required, including an estimated GPA and a grade scale)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Three recommendations
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or equivalent—official results
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL or IELTS)—official results 
  • Interview and/or a video introduction
  • Nonrefundable application fee of US$75— paid by credit card, or by a check made payable to Duke University

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    60220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30110 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    60220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30110 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Environmental Management (with concentration in Business and Environment)
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