Careers in Sustainable Products Business Management

For a successful career in a contemporary, technology-driven corporation, the skills gained in the Sustainable Products Business Management program provides you with a unique advantage because you'll combines three topics – business, sustainability, and technology – into one major. Graduates stand out in the crowd: They are prepared for careers that address society’s growing material and energy demands while enhancing our environment.

The career outlook for graduates of Sustainable Products Business Management is outstanding. For students who take advantage of the many internship, co-op, or research assistantships available in the department, and who do not limit their job search geographically, job placement is nearly 100%.

Starting salaries for recent graduates ranged between $40,000 - $50,000, with sales commissions and advancement likely within the first year of employment.


  • 3M
  • Andersen Windows
  • Archer Daniel Midland
  • BlueLinx Corporation
  • Cargill
  • Certified ForestProducts
  • CHS, Inc.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy
  • Greystone Construction
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • LP Building Products
  • Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
  • Viking Forest Products
  • Weekes Forest Products

Job titles

  • Account Executive
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Technical Sales Consultant
  • Territory Manager