Michigan Technological University

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Environmental Policy


Director of Graduate Studies, 1400 Townsend Drive

Houghton, MI 49931

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Environmental Policy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students in Michigan Techs Master of Science in Environmental Policy program gain skills in policy analysis and collaboration with a wide variety of groups, as well as an understanding of socio-environmental systems. Graduates of this interdisciplinary program are now environmental policy specialists in corporations, government agencies, consulting firms, and private nongovernmental organizations. Others have gone on to PhD and law degree programs at top universities around the U.S.
The program offers an innovative approach to environmental management through the collaboration of faculty in ecology, engineering, economics, other social sciences, and forest resources. It is distinctive for its training in citizen participation and its interdisciplinary emphasis.
Our program is small and focused, which permits us to be flexible and to work intensively with each of our graduate students. Our students have done theses and projects on a wide variety of innovative environmental and sustainability initiatives.


Michigan Technological University is accredited by: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans are available to qualified students. Contact Michigan Tech's Financial Aid office.

Locale: Remote Town

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