Sustainable Products Business Management Specialization

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Business management to advance sustainable products, business and industry, and the bioeconomy

Sustainable products business management is a combination of three topics:

  • Business
  • Sustainability
  • Technology

You will learn how to apply sales, marketing, and business management to bring sustainable, renewable products and technologies to consumers.


Minors and certificate

  • Minors that complement sustainable products business management would be management, marketing, sustainability studies or applied economics
  • Consider the Technical Communication Certificate

Research opportunities with our faculty

We have an active research faculty, and some may have opportunities for you to work on a project.

As a student with a specialization in sustainable products business management, you may want to consider the following research area within our department:

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Admission and degree

You can apply for admission to the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

You will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Systems Management with a specialization in sustainable products business management, which will appear on your official transcript.


Our graduates are involved in the marketing, management, and commercialization of sustainable products.

Learn more about careers in sustainable products business management and see a sample list of employers.

Contact us

If you have questions, would like to meet faculty, or tour our labs, please e-mail [email protected] or contact our SSM major coordinators:

Tim Smith
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Omar Espinoza
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