Environmental Economics & Management

Degree Requirment:

Degree Focus:

  • Environmental Economics and Management 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.

Salary Range:

  • $25,000 – $42,000

Hiring MSU Grads
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
Local Governments
Michigan Envrionmental Council
State and Federal Agencies
United States Department of Agriculture


Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 446 W. Circle Dr., Room 1.
Advising appointments are scheduled online
Walk-in advising
is closed for the summer, walk-ins will resume Wednesday, August 24.






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