Resource Economics and Policy, M.Sc. | The University of Maine | Orono, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Resource Economics and Policy

24 months
29214 USD/year
29214 USD/year
9738 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Our Master’s of Science (MS) in Resource Economics and Policy program from The University of Maine emphasizes how economic theory and tools can be applied to environmental, natural resource, energy, agriculture, and economic development problems. 


It includes the same core economics classes as the Economics MA, plus two courses in advanced resource and environmental economics (macroeconomic theory not required) and elective opportunities through our own School of Economics as well as many other programs in the College of Natural Sciences Forestry and Agriculture. 

Key Features 

  • Graduates in the Resource Economics and Policy program at The University of Maine excel in employment in public and private sector positions requiring advanced analytical skills, in-depth familiarity with environmental and resource economics, and knowledge of environmental and natural resource management policy issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee

Tuition Fee

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    29214 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29214 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9738 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Orono

1216 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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