School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Wright Educational Building, 201 North Rose Ave.
940 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Concentration in Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management
The School of Public and Environmental Affairs' (SPEA) Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management (EPNRM) concentration within the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program is currently ranked first in the country in the 2009 U.S. News & World Report. This concentration develops the skills to better understand and manage environmental problems. EPRNM is about applied problem-solving, and our faculty are leading scholars and practitioners in their fields. This concentration is a rigorous course of study that integrates skill-based courses in public policy and management and the environmental sciences. The concentration includes coursework in data analysis and modeling, environmental economics and policy, environmental resource management and policy, and coursework such as environmental risk analysis, intergovernmental systems management, and other policy analysis courses. Additionally, students focus on a particular environmental or natural resource-based discipline. EPNRM graduates land management positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in local and state agencies, federal government, corporations, consulting firms, international and intergovernmental organizations, and nongovernmental and community-based organizations.
# of Credits Required: 48
In State Tuition (per year): 9398 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 20408 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999