Business and Environmental Studies

Business and Environmental Studies at Florida Tech

environmental studiesBusiness and environmental studies is the efficient use of business resources toward both profitability and sustainability. A program unique to Florida Tech, our approach to the environmental business curriculum is both conceptual and practical. You’ll apply academic insights to real-world business scenarios, while being steeped in environmental course work, ensuring you understand the triple bottom line of people – planet – profits. 

The “IDEAL” Advantage

Innovation, Diversity, Ethics, and Leadership (IDEAL)

Empowering Future Entrepreneurial Leaders to Manage Innovation and Change

Our environmental studies business curriculum goes hand in hand with our traditional business administration education, a program rooted in experiential learning. You might work on a project with students from other universities around the world or help solve a business problem for a local company. You will gain valuable experience through the Major Field Practicum, and you might even start your own business with the guidance of an experienced mentor. So why study environmental business concepts at Florida Tech? Because you can build valuable résumé experience, participate in intercollegiate case competitions, study abroad, collaborate with international peers on the X-Culture Project, contribute to research work, start your own business and learn from industry experts. Environmental business ideas are woven throughout your studies addressing issues of sustainability, social responsibility and stewardship of the planet. When you graduate, you will be able to think critically, creatively and strategically; you will learn to manage change, value environmental and cultural diversity, and identify opportunities to innovate in uncertain, technology-driven business environments. In short, you’ll learn to be a leader.  

"Sustainability. Toxic emissions. Waste. These are just some of the environmental problems facing businesses all around the world today. Who’s going to solve these problems? You are. Here, you will learn the skills needed to be taken seriously by both the business and environmental worlds, allowing you to successfully negotiate solutions that will make the world a cleaner place."

- Michael Slotkin, Ph.D.