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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

administrative contact

Alan Collins
phone: 304-293-5486

program contact

Barry Stephens
Resource Management
phone: 304-293-5396

Program Details

Program Description

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Program focuses on environmental and natural resource economics policy. Coursework prepares students for careers at all levels of government and in private industry. A special feature of the program is the opportunity to explore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems and links between natural resource and economic development issues.

Career Profile

Graduates of the program may find employment with the federal and state agencies involved in environmental, natural resource and agricultural issues. There are also many opportunities with private consulting companies and nonprofit environmental organizations.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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