Department of Environmental Science and Policy

Certificate in Environmental Policy Analysis

The certificate in environmental policy analysis is designed for students and professionals in area industry, consulting, government, and non-governmental organizations. The certificate is designed to develop skills in identifying environmental policy problems, formulating policy solutions, and evaluating policies.

The certificate is awarded after the successful completion of 18-credit hours of coursework with a minimum grade of C- or better.

Required Courses
Credits
ESP 220 Introduction to Environmental Policy 3
ESP 340 Environmental Regulations 3
ESP 375 Environmental Risk Assessment and Management 3
ESP 421 Natural Resource Policy 3
   
Electives (choose two)
 
ESP 203 Environmental Communication 3
ESP 212 Environmental Ethics 3
ESP 275 Energy Use and Societal Adaptation 3
ESP 326 Environmental Economics 3
ESP 327 Natural Resource Economics 3
ESP 470 Solid Waste Planning & Policy 3
POS 120 Government and Politics of Maine 3
POS 361 Public Administration 3
POS 406 Research in the European Union 3

Admission is open to undergraduates and graduates. Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information.