Dual MBA/MPA in Sustainable Management, San Francisco Hybrid

Presidio Graduate School

Program Description

Dual MBA/MPA in Sustainable Management, San Francisco Hybrid

Presidio Graduate School

"Business and government are so radically intertwined, and both fundamentally human institutions – the separation, if one ever existed, is increasingly thin - policy shapes business and business shapes policy and the same people are playing both sides of the game. Sustainability can't be fostered by business alone, nor government alone, but both working in concert." -Edward West, Founder, Mission Motors MBA '07, Presidio Graduate School

MBA/MPA Dual Degree:

Presidio Graduate School offers full-time students in San Francisco the ability to earn two master degrees in three years: An MBA and an MPA in Sustainable Management. Students complete this 90-credit rigorous curriculum combining the best of our private sector innovation education with our cutting-edge public sector training.

Summary of the MBA/MPA Dual Degree Program.

From Marketing and Sustainable Operations to Urban Development, and Public Sector Finance, our MBA/MPA Dual Degree students are able to see the entire playing field from multiple institutional perspectives, and have a comprehensive view of how to innovate and make a change. This is an ideal choice for students looking to have leadership roles in industries that operate between the public and private sectors, and who seek to align commercial and policy goals toward more sustainable outcomes.

The MBA/MPA Dual Degree allows graduates to thrive anywhere in a market system, from local and federal government agencies to entrepreneurial start-ups, to Fortune 100 companies, to NGOs. Our MBA/MPA Dual Degree students are also ideally suited to work in highly-regulated industries, including energy, food and agriculture, cannabis, and health care; and to land roles in business development, advocacy, or external affairs.

A powerful integrated design

The design of the MBA/MPA Dual Degree illustrates PGS’s distinctive systems-thinking approach to sustainable management. This MBA/MPA Dual Degree is built upon the same MBA and MPA foundations as our single degree programs.

While our individual MBA and MPA curriculum are already closely integrated, with 50% of coursework overlapping, the MBA/MPA Dual Degree allows a student to take the entire set of courses from each program and gain deep skills in cross-sector management and collaboration.

The MBA/MPA Dual Degree program culminates in MBA and MPA Capstone projects which demonstrate the graduate’s readiness to take on the most intractable intersectoral challenges.

Please note: Due to the hybrid (blended online/monthly in-person courses) course structure, this program is not open for international students requiring a student visa. Please look at our MBA in Sustainable Business, Seattle Metro program if a student visa is required.

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Last updated December 22, 2017
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This course is Online & Campus Combined
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Feb. 2018
Sept. 2018
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3 years
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USA - San Francisco, California
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USA - San Francisco, California
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Sept. 2018
USA - San Francisco, California
Application deadline June 1, 2018
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