Environmental and Biological Sciences - Environmental Policy

About the Graduate Environmental Policy Degree


In today’s world, environmental policy is becoming a hot topic and important area of debate among government officials, scholars and environmentalists. Put your desire to help preserve our planet into action by pursing your master’s in environmental and biological sciences with a concentration in environmental policy from Troy University.

 Within TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, you can prepare for a meaningful career in a field in which you’re passionate by broadening your perspective and analytical abilities and also gaining skills and a deeper knowledge and understanding of the environment. Throughout your courses, you’ll dive deep into the study of environmental and biological ethics and public health and choose electives focused on environmental management, global pollution and international environmental policy, environmental law, managing government contacts and public policy just to name a few. 

 Upon graduation, you’ll have a deeper understanding of ecology, the ins and outs of climate change and its contributing factors, the policies and laws pertaining to environmental changes, government regulations concerning waste emission and other areas of focus that will help you as you enter a career related to helping deal with or create regulations, laws and permitting.

As a professional with a degree in environmental policy, you’ll find career opportunities within the private sector, higher education, government, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and in the area of law.


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