Resource Economics and Policy

The Master of Science in Resource Economics and Policy program emphasizes how economic theory and tools can be applied to environmental, natural resource, energy, agricultural, and economic development problems. Students enrolled in the program combine core training in microeconomic theory and quantitative methods with specialized environmental, natural resource, agricultural, and energy economics and policy training.

Graduate students in the Resource Economics and Policy program acquire the skills and knowledge to apply economic theory and tools to address interesting policy and management problems. The School of Economics creates numerous opportunities for graduate students to expand their horizons by involving them in ongoing research projects, partnering them with public and private sector institutions, and placing them in innovative internship experiences.

Degrees offered: MS

Program Format: On Campus

Application deadline: Mid-February, then rolling if space is available (Fall only)

Test Required: GRE

Contact: Sharon Klein

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Program Website: Resource Economics and Policy

Accelerated Program Information for UMaine Undergraduates

Major Pathways: Economics Majors, Financial Economics Majors

Accelerated Program Deadline:

End of sophomore year or beginning of junior year