Environmental Economics & Policy
Environmental Economics and Policy prepares you 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 you 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.
$25,000 – $42,000
|Environmental Consultant||AARC Environmental Inc.||France|
|Environmental Economics Analyst||Booz Allen Hamilton||Germany|
|Environmental or Industry Lobbyist||Consulting Firms||Netherlands|
|Environmental Polcy Analyst||County and Regional Planning Offices||Switzerland|
|Land Conservancy Director||Department of Environmental Quality|
|Legislative Assistant||Environmental Consulting Firms|
|Resource Management Specialist||Environmetal Interest Groups|
|Environmenal Protection Agency (EPA)|
|Industry Trade Associations|
|Michigan Envrionmental Council|
|State and Federal Agencies|
|United States Department of Agriculture|
ADVISOR: Ruthi Bloomfield
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 446 W. Circle Dr., Room 1.
Advising appointments are scheduled online.
Walk-in advising Tuesdays and Wednesday afternoons 1:30 - 4:00
There is no walk-in advising during the summer