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Environmental Economics: Management and Policy

Students hoping to make a positive environmental impact on their communities, states, or the world, should consider the Environmental Economics: Management and Policy major, which builds upon the broader base of applied economics. In this major, students develop an understanding of economics and how to apply these principles to environmental management, decision-making, and policy. This training is needed to work with agencies and organizations that address problems of rural poverty, use of natural resources, and provision of public services to non-urban areas.

Courses in this major include the economics of resource use, planning, public policy, environmental economics, and political science.

Career options with this major:

  • Environmental Economist
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Resource Conservationist
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Cost Price Analyst
  • Graduate/Law School Student