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.
After 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.
The courses below reflect the 2020-2021 Colorado State University catalog, published in August 2020 for students enrolling during the 2020-2021 academic year. Courses listed are updated each summer for incoming students.
Accounting for Sustainable Enterprises
Quantitative Business Analysis
Leadership and Teams 1
Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Project Management: Impact Enterprise
Financial Management and Markets
Managing in a Global Context
Strategic Opportunities in Impact Enterprise
Supply Chain Development and Management
Marketing for Social Sustainable Enterprises
Financial Markets and Investments
Financing, Evaluating Sustainable Enterprise
Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues 1
Foundations for Carbon/Greenhouse Gas Mgmt
Current Topics in Climate Change
Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainability
Corporate Risk Management
Fundamentals of International Finance
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Analysis of Sustainable Energy Solutions
Issues in Global Environmental Sustainability
Design Thinking for Sustainable Enterprise
Global Social Sustainable Entrepreneurship
New Venture Development for Social Enterprise
Seminar in Environmental Philosophy
Program Total Credits:
A minimum of 44 credits are required to complete this program.
1Students will need to obtain a prerequisite override from the department to enroll in this course.
This course listing is provided through the Colorado State University catalog
and is updated each summer. New or modified courses offered for spring or summer may not be included, but you can find complete course information via the class schedule on RAMweb
. Offerings are subject to change and the University reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors. Always consult with an academic advisor to stay informed of curriculum details.