Environmental Economics and Sustainability Major

Want to make a living by making a difference? Prepare for a career where you'll use your economic training and skills to manage natural and environmental resources efficiently and productively. The courses you take will provide excellent functional training, and you will learn skills in the areas of environmental science, policy, and economics. Careers are available in a variety of sectors, from government agencies to environmental interest groups and private firms.

Environmental Economics and Sustainability

This major combines courses in science, government, and economics to prepare you for a variety of careers in the public and private sector, or for graduate or law school.

Career Opportunities:

  • Environmental consultant - median annual salary of $67,490
  • Project manager - median annual salary of $90,130
  • Resource policy advocate - median annual salary of $112,190
  • Resource manager - median annual salary of $63,455