M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Economics

University of Georgia

12 months
25186 USD/year
25186 USD/year
8878 USD/year
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Understand how economic relationships interact with private and public institutions in the use and management of our natural resources. Focus on resource conservation, sustainability, land use, pollution control, air, water, energy, and ecosystems. We offer a master degree in Environmental Economics at the University of Georgia. 


About this Degree

Economic theory and methods applied to environmental problems and policies. Policies affecting individual and business decisions about environmental quality, policy formation, and incentive-based solutions.

Graduate study is offered at both the masters and doctoral levels. At the University of Georgia, the Master of Science (MS) in Agricultural Economics and the Master of Science (MS) in Environmental Economics degrees require 27 hours minimum of coursework and three hours of thesis. 

A Master of Agricultural Economics (MAE) degree consists of a minimum of 36 hours of coursework including a technical report in lieu of a formal thesis. The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree consists of a minimum of 63 hours of coursework beyond the bachelor’s degree, satisfactory performance on written and oral examinations, and a formal dissertation.

Programme Structure

  • Graduate instruction and research may be undertaken in the following areas of specialization: agricultural marketing and consumer demand, agricultural business management, production economics, natural resources and environmental economics, and international trade and development.
  • Graduate research is coordinated with the department’s overall research program. Students may select a research topic related to the department’s current research projects or an approved area of sponsored research. Exceptional computer facilities, software, and support are available for departmental research.
  • Financial assistance is available to graduate students on a competitive basis in the form of departmental research assistantships. Paid internships are also available from regional and national agribusiness firms.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


27 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4439 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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