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Environmental Policy/Environmental Justice

The Environmental Policy/Environmental Justice area of study prepares graduates for positions in both the private and public sectors, particularly as the government’s regulatory functions that deal with current environmental crises.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
Required 6
  • MSP-530 Environmental Issues and Policy
  • MSP-531 Environmental Justice Issues and Policy


Students select two of the following: 6
  • MSP-542 Epidemiology 
  • HLS-645 Pandemics, Bioterrorism and Biosecurity
  • MPL-520 Program Analysis and Evaluation
  • MSP-662 Practical Grant Writing


Total 12 credits

Learning Outcomes for this Area of Study

Upon completion of the area of study, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the primary issues in both the environmental and environmental justice fields.
  • Compare and contrast the views of environmentalists and environmental justice advocates on the same issue.
  • Evaluate how these potentially divergent viewpoints might lead to different policy solutions.

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