Connect your business goals with your desire to make real impact

The Impact MBA at CSU’s College of Business is a 44-credit immersive program. Through customized coursework, an inclusive and diverse cohort and experiential learning opportunities, you’ll gain the insights and tools necessary to help create a better world.

Two tracks

AACSB AccreditedAfter you are admitted as an Impact MBA student, you’ll be able choose how you want to make an impact in business: Social Entrepreneurship  or Corporate Sustainability. Regardless of your track, all students enroll in the same foundational courses and start in August. You’ll expand your network with other like-minded professionals interested in addressing today’s business challenges with solutions that consider people, planet and profit.

When submitting your application, you will be applying to the Impact MBA. The separate tracks are chosen after you have applied and have been admitted into the program. To learn more about the courses in each track and timing, please view the course road maps.

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The courses outlined in the PDF below reflect the 2021-2022 Impact MBA program. Courses listed are updated annually for incoming students.

2022-2023 Impact MBA Courses

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Co-curricular learning

In addition to the curriculum, students will have the opportunity to participate in "Level Up Week." Taking place at the end of the semester, students can earn certificates, explore workshops and learn skills that complement their coursework. The co-curricular learning opportunities include:

  • Sustainability reporting trainings such as the GRI certification and the SASB Level I credential
  • Workstyle preferences workshops such as Emergenetics and StrengthsFinder
  • Career Strategy Sessions including specialized impact-oriented opportunities
  • Individualized Professional Development Budgets
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion workshops and book club