Twelve-month Green MBA Launched by Antioch University New England

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With a one year completion time, Antioch University New England’s accelerated MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability (Green MBA) builds on the strengths of AUNE’s highly ranked weekend delivery Green MBA program. Accelerated MBA students are immersed in an extraordinarily collaborative learning environment that focuses on sustainable business practices. Twelve-month completion, practical experiences, and a hands-on internship are key program components. Applications are being accepted now for start in the fall.

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Antioch University New England MBA graduates gain the theory and the experiences needed to lead corporations, nonprofits, NGO’s, and personal businesses in sustainability best practices.

Students can now get their MBA in one year with Antioch University New England’s accelerated MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability. Recent undergrads and mid-career professionals who enroll will benefit from this fast-moving, twelve-month master’s program.

This Green MBA option immerses students in an extraordinarily collaborative learning environment with weekday classes. Students further their understanding of sustainable business practices and gain management experience through internships, consulting projects, and field-study trips.

This accelerated MBA builds on the strengths of AUNE’s top ranked weekend delivery MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability. Both MBA delivery options focus on training future business and organization leaders to address the triple bottom line of responsibility: economic, social, and environmental success.

The pace, frequency, and meeting schedules are different between the accelerated and weekend model, but the courses, opportunities, and faculty are the same.

The accelerated model is for students who want to complete their MBA in an intensive, fast track program. Most students live in the region, or relocate to the area, for twelve months. Classes meet three days per week and five Saturdays each fall and spring semester. Summer classes are held in May, June, and July.

The two-year, weekend MBA program allows students to continue with professional and personal commitments while taking classes in to Keene, New Hampshire five times in the spring and fall semesters and a week long intensive the first summer semester.

“We need leaders in the new Green Economy and this accelerated MBA option helps fill that gap,” said AUNE Organization & Management program chair Polly Chandler. “Antioch University New England MBA graduates gain the theory and the experiences needed to lead corporations, nonprofits, NGO’s, and personal businesses in sustainability best practices.”

More about Antioch University New England’s MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability (Green MBA)

Students of AUNE’s MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability learn what most will expect in an MBA program, plus the unexpected. The AUNE Green MBA curriculum, for both the weekend and accelerated options, considers not only sustainable business practices, economics, and finance, but also the natural environment, leadership, systems thinking, and collaboration. The programs prepare graduates for a variety of business-related roles while emphasizing organizational and environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

About Antioch University New England

This is Antioch University New England's forty-sixth year as an institution of higher education. Located in Keene, New Hampshire, AUNE offers rigorous, practice-oriented, values-based master's, doctoral, and certificate programs to more than one thousand students. Degrees in education, leadership and management, environmental studies, and psychology reflect a dedication to activism, social justice, community service, and sustainability. Antioch University New England is the oldest and largest of Antioch University’s graduate campuses. For more information about Antioch University New England visit our web site at: http://www.antiochne.edu.

About Antioch University

Antioch University, a visionary academic community composed of five campuses in four states, is uniquely capable of bringing its students' brightest ideals and highest ambitions to life. Each campus has its own distinct academic programs, community life, and regional or national identity. Antioch University is founded on principles of rigorous liberal arts education, innovative experiential learning, and socially engaged citizenship. The multiple campuses of the University nurture in their students the knowledge, skills, and habits of reflection to excel as lifelong learners, democratic leaders, and global citizens who live lives of meaning and purpose. For more information visit: http://www.antioch.edu.

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