The Environmental Management and Policy degree program provides training in the economic, legal and policy aspects of environmental management and regulation. In consultation with their faculty advisor, students may select an area of specialization. This choice is based on the student’s intended career area, or interest in further education. In addition to the basic Environmental Management and Policy degree, student may choose from two concentrations designed to train students to become effective enviromental professionals - Adventure Recreation Business Management, and Enviromental Pre-Law.
Students in the Environmental Management and Policy program will find a strong link between teaching and research. The faculty members are devoted to their teaching and bring real world problems into the classroom In addition, many opportunities are available for students to work on departmental research projects, cooperative field experience, internships and study abroad.
Other programs offered by the School of Economics include a Resource and Agribusiness Management degree, and degrees in Economics and Financial Economics. The Department also cooperates in the college’s Ecology and Environmental Sciences Concentration degree as well as various graduate degree programs.
The Environmental Management and Policy program provides a broad education in economics, business and the technical areas required to manage environmental resources. In addition, all of the Department’s programs help prepare students for continued education in graduate programs.