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Resource Economics and Policy

The University of Maine

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1503 USD/credit
1503 USD/credit
461 USD/credit
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About

The Resource Economics and Policy program of The University of Maine emphasizes how economic theory and tools can be applied to environmental, natural resource, energy, agricultural, and economic development problems.

Overview

Students enrolled in the Resource Economics and Policy program of The University of Maine 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.

Graduates from Resource Economics and Policy program acquire strong analytical, quantitative, and communication skills, which prepares them for doctoral study in economics, environmental policy, resource management, and related fields and employment with government agencies, consulting firms, businesses, and non-profits. The program prepares students for employment in positions requiring advanced analytical skills, knowledge of economic systems and methods, and experience conducting analyses of policy issues. Recent graduates have gone on to attain leadership positions in state government, to become economic analysts for federal agencies, to work for economic and environmental consulting firms, or have continued their educations at some of the leading Ph.D. institutions in the country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Econometrics and Applications
  • Regional Economics: Modeling
  • Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Independent Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in economics or a related field is desirable, but is not essential for admission to this program
  • A strong academic record
  • High scores on the GRE
  • Outstanding recommendations
  • Students are required to complete the following prerequisites before entering the graduate program: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (equivalent to ECO 350), Statistics (equivalent to MAT 215 or 232), Calculus (equivalent to MAT 115, 126, or 151), Mathematical Economics (ECO 480) is strongly recommended
  • Completed online application
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • $65 application fee
  • Official English proficiency examination scores are required unless you have received a degree from an English-speaking institution
  • Certification of Finances to be submitted at the time of admission
  • A copy of your passport or visa to aid in processing I-20 paperwork

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    461 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 461 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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