Working closely with world-class programs and faculty in the Colleges of Forestry, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Science, and Agricultural Sciences, the Environmental Policy concentration prepares students for careers in government and non-profit positions in natural resource and environmental organizations. There are many opportunities for students to engage in research and internships with the Institute for Natural Resources (located at OSU), OSU Sun Grant, OSU Sea Grant, and the Oregon Climate Change Research Center.
The Environmental Policy Concentration Advisor is Professor Lori Cramer.
Environmental Policy Faculty available for PhD student committees.
OSU Based Research Centers and Programs:
Oregon Climate Change Research Institute: http://oregonstate.edu/research/multi/occri.html
Institute for Water and Watersheds: http://oregonstate.edu/research/multi/Water.html
Hatfield Marine Science Center: http://oregonstate.edu/research/multi/Hatfield.html
Natural Resource Leadership Academy: http://youtu.be/vfjt6fi9MFA?hd=1
Minimum 16 credit hours of the following courses:
- ANTH 581 - Natural Resources and Community Values [4 credits]
- AREC 534 - Environmental and Resource Economics [3 credits]
- AREC 550 - Environmental Economics [3 credits]
- AREC 551 - Natural Resource Economics [3 credits]
- ECON 566 - Energy Economics [4 credits]
- FOR 562 - Natural Resource Policy and Law [3 credits]
- FOR 563 - Environmental Policy and Law Interactions [3 credits]
- FOR 599 - Communities and Natural Resources Field School
- MPP 507 - Renewable Energy Policy [4 credits]
- MRM 515 - Coastal Resources Management [4 credits]
- MRM 530 - Principles and Practices of Marine Resource Management [4 credits]
- MRM 535 - Rights-Based Fishery Management [4 credits]
- PS 549 - Comparative Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
- PS 561- Environmental Political Theory [4 credits]
- PS 574 - Natural Resource Policy and Bureaucratic Politics [4 credits]
- PS 575 - Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
- PS 576 - Science and Politics [4 credits]
- PS 577 - International Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
- SOC 556 - Science and Society in Social Context [4 credits]
- SOC 575 - Rural Sociology [4 credits]
- SOC 580 - Environmental Sociology [4 credits]
- SOC 581 - Society and Natural Resources [4 credits]
- Students may also complete the Sustainable Natural Resources Graduate Certificate for this concentration.