Environmental Economics and Management

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Ms. Ruthi Bloomfield
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Phone: 517-432-5298

Environmental Economics and Management prepares you for a career that requires balancing environmental sustainability and economic development goals. It is a broad, integrated study of environmental economics, corporate environmental management, public finance, economic development and environmental sciences.

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 Management 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.

To see courses required in this major, visit the Environmental Economics and Management major listing on the MSU course catalog.

Career Opportunities
Environmental Consultant
Environmental Management Specialist
Environmental Economics Analyst
Environmental or Industry Lobbyist
Environmental Policy Analyst
Land Conservancy Director
Legislative Assistant
Resource Management Specialist

A sampling of companies hiring MSU grads
AARC Environmental Inc.
Booz Allen Hamilton
Consulting Firms
County and Regional Planning Offices
Department of Environmental Quality
Environmental Interest Groups
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Industry Trade Associations
Local Governments
Michigan Environmental Council
State and Federal Agencies
United States Department of Agriculture