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Online MBA in Sustainability Management

Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)Gland - SWITZERLAND

Field(s) of study: Full-Time MBA
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 180 €
Course cost: 13 445 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 40

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 18 months

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



This program involves global understanding of business knowledge and the development of new applications and innovative solutions for a sustainable economysociety & environment. MBA is a program for students who pursue a generalist career path and aim to achieve hands-on experience to satisfy the international requirements for sustainability management.

Delivered through SUMAS' virtual learning environment, the course is operated in a flexible format* - allowing you to pick your appropriate workload. You can decide how many of the available modules to take each term and you can even skip a term if you desire. All modules must be completed before advancing onto the final term, and all terms must be completed within 3 years of enrollment.
​Find the program's brochure here.

Course format: 

9 core modules and 5 major courses. The program also features projects in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final Capstone course (Business Strategy).
Attend your classes from home, work, or wherever you are.


Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Areas of competency 
Sustainability & Innovation, Responsible Management, Leadership and Development of Professional Skills

Specifically at the end of the program students will be able to:

  • Apply and demonstrate awareness of advanced concepts of sustainable management
  • Autonomously manage the complexities of sustainable practices in organizations
  • Critically analyze the impact of business operations on environment and society and develop innovative solutions for sustainable development
  • Use a holistic approach in business

Entry requirements

  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID.
  • Copy of Bachelor's or Master's Degree with official transcripts (if not originally in English).
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order.
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.
  • If you are not a native English speaker or you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school:
    - TOEFL(minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or
    - IELTS(Minimum score of 6)or other standardized English placement exams.
  • To submit the TOEFL test score to SUMAS automatically please enter our TOEFL institutional code number- 4629- when you take the test.
  • Application fee of 200CHF (EU students) or 500CHF (Non-EU students).
  • Entry Test (for students without a Business Degree): once enrolled, we will ask you to take a computer-based exam that will help us determine your level of knowledge in certain topics that is important to have prior to starting your program. In case your background knowledge in a certain area is lower than the level required for the program, we will ask you to complete online learning modules in those areas (Academic Levelling Course - ALC Modules).


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