There are a number of reasons why people choose Saybrook University’s Sustainable Social Impact MBA and DBA.

Saybrook built a business administration program for leader-learners from diverse backgrounds committed to advancing people centered approach to improving the conditions of society and the world through innovative, sustainable business solutions.

Taught by Scholar-Practitioners: With advanced degrees and over 25 years as community leaders, consultants, researchers, and thought leaders

Student Centered: Online-hybrid, for the working professionals

Residential Conference: Learn from across University Programs, career development coaching and mentoring

International study opportunity and scholarships are also available.

MBA in Sustainable Social Impact
1 - 1.5 Years
100% Online
The Sustainable Social Impact MBA explores leadership and management through a multidisciplinary lens, the knowledge area includes:
    Accounting, Finance, and Data Analytics
    Leadership and organizational behavior
    Economics and global business
    Human Resources Management
    Training, development and knowledge management
    Organizational systems analysis
    Technology, information systems, communications and marketing

This pro-social, high impact MBA is designed to help professionals advance their careers as leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs while promoting positive change at systemic levels of society. The SSI MBA program incorporates team projects, adaptable learning activities, culminates in multidimensional leader-management development capstone.  Internships, service learning, and international studies are available.

DBA in Sustainable Social Impact
3.5 - 4 Years
Online plus Short Residence
The Sustainable Social Impact DBA offers advanced studies leading to a doctorate in
business administration.

For more information about Saybrook University’s SSI programs, visit

Name of Institution
Saybrook University

Name of Business School or Program
Sustainable Social Impact MBA - DBA

Business School Dean
Charlotte Hamilton, PhD
Dean of College of Social Sciences

Year Institution was Founded

Year Business School or Program was Started

Total MBA enrollment (all platforms offered)
MA in Leadership & Management
PhD in Managing Organizational Systems

MBA Platforms Offered
Hybrid, Online, Cohort

MBA Areas of Emphasis Offered
Options for specializations in:
• Nonprofit Leadership
• Sustainability
• Management Consulting
• Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

Transformational Leadership & Sustainable Management Concentration

Length of Programs
MBA is 12 to 18 Months
DBA is in 3.5 to 4 Years

Program Campus Options
MBA is 100% On-line
DBA requires a 5 days of short residence
in the Fall and Spring

Program Accreditations

Total Cost of MBA
MBA: $22,900 - $34,350 per year
DBA: $23,271 per year

Required Testing

Upcoming Information Sessions 
Available monthly on-line

Application Deadlines
Year round:  Fall, Spring, and Summer

Program Contact Information
Tom Hayashi, MS Ed, PhD
Chair & Program Director
(562) 221-1030 (M)

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