BS in Environmental Economics & Management

Michigan State University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


Environmental Economics and Management prepares students for a career that requires balancing environmental sustainability and economic development goals. The major is a broad, integrated study of environmental economics, public finance, economic development, community and regional studies and environmental science. The major develops economic analysis skills and basic environmental science knowledge and applies these skills and knowledge to analyze the role of environmental considerations in economic decisions of governments, firms and households.

The environmental economics and policy major prepares students for employment opportunities with state, federal and international government agencies, environmental interest groups, environmental consulting firms and industry. The major also offers students the opportunity to prepare for graduate study in environmental economics or environmental policy studies programs.

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