Environmental consciousness and the focus on the sustainability of Earth’s resources has long been concentrated upon. But of late, what has become equally important is using eco-friendly products and green technology, for the betterment of our planet and our civilization. It is for this reason, that an MBA degree in Environmental Management has been introduced.
With population increasing across the world and the associated pollution of different kinds, it has become essential to have an idea of proper and efficient management of resources. An environment management course enables students to learn how it is important to have trained manpower who are aware of the right practices to avoid acid rain, noise pollution, deforestation, nuclear waste and so on. This degree makes students part of a whole new green-collar career stream, that are geared towards preserving the ecosystem and the environment.
These postgraduates may be employed in private organizations, government agencies or even environmental agencies.
Some of the subjects that are covered in this course include,
Corporate Environmental Management
Energy and Environment
GIS and Environment
Forest Resource Management
Environmental Ethics and Environment
Graduates with a minimum of 45% average marks (40% in case of SC / ST candidate) or any other equivalent qualification in any stream, viz, sciences, arts, commerce, medicine, engineering etc. may study environment management at postgraduate level.
Generally entrance examination is conducted for admission.
Some of the colleges in India where this course (MBA in environment management) is offered are: