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.
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- Microeconomic Theory
- Advanced Econometrics and Applications
- Regional Economics: Modeling
- Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics
- Independent Studies
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Public Policy View 321 other Masters in Public Policy in United States
- 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
International1503 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1503 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1503 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
In-State461 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 461 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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