Environmental Policy & Development

This degree program offers students substantial technical and policy education on environmental issues. EP&D students focus on the interaction between the environment and the economy, where many environmental issues are examined through the lens of sustainable development. The term sustainable development means choosing policies that balance environmental preservation and economic development so as to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the needs of future generations.

Sample Occupations:

  • Environmental Consultants
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Land and Water Conservation
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Air Quality Management
  • Fishery and Wildlife Management

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interested in social matters

Professional Organizations:

Department:

  • Social Science and Policy Studies
 
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