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Programs in Environmental Policy

Interested in new approaches to sustainable development? Engage in finding practical solutions that protect our planet for a better future.

Are you interested in field ecology, plant diversity, environmental anthropology, or environmental issues in developing nations? Our interdisciplinary programs combine an understanding of environmental problems with knowledge of human needs, history, politics, and economics. TU’s program is designed to help you find your area of strength and tailor your learning experience around it.

TU’s environmental policy programs include an option for a bachelor’s of arts or a bachelor’s of science. Through a dynamic and flexible curriculum, graduates gain critical and analytical skills to assess the implications of environmental challenges.

#1 University in Oklahoma, WSJ

100% Success Rate For Environmental Policy Majors

$76K+ Annual Median Pay for Environmental Policy Specialists

9:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Professional Opportunities

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TU environmental policy graduates are well-equipped to study policy on polluted areas, advise environmental officials, and promote waste reduction in the industry. Our alumni pursue careers in public and private sectors, encompassing government,  international organizations, nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, businesses, and consulting firms. Alumni employers include world-renowned companies and institutions including ConocoPhillips,  U.S. Department of Transportation, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

Job opportunities:

  • Urban planner
  • Environmental economist
  • Transportation engineer
  • Conservation scientist
  • Sustainability analyst

Beyond the Classroom

  • EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
  • STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
  • SOCIAL JUSTICE & SERVICE
  • JOB PLACEMENT
    • Set the stage for lifelong learning and success.

      Learning is an individualized journey that extends far beyond a major or the walls of a classroom. TU’s Office of Integrative and Experiential Learning (OIEL) provides opportunities for scholars to enliven their studies through global education, research, scholarship, and interdisciplinary programs. Our real-world academic enrichment opportunities are designed to challenge students and enhance their personal and professional educational experience.

      Experiential Learning

    • Make your TU experience as rich and diverse as you like.

      TU students have abundant opportunities to get involved with clubs and organizations to develop new skills, meet new friends, and make lifetime memories. From international clubs, music groups, and intramural sports to Greek life, student government, and on-campus leadership, there’s truly something for everyone at TU. Our multifaceted extracurricular options perfectly complement our multidisciplinary academic approach.

      Student Organizations

    • Be the change you want to see.

      TU encourages students to give back to the community and see societal problems through a different lens. In considering issues ranging from low-income to racial biases, students analyze the intricacies of cyclical social issues to gain broader perspectives and insights, which they can share with others and act on in the community.

      Civic Engagement

    • Pursue success with confidence — backed by TU’s job placement guarantee.

      TU is committed to our students’ professional success, which is why our Center for Career Development & Professional Engagement, aka CaneCareers, offers a job placement guarantee. We promise that students who follow the program will land an entry-level job in their chosen field or continue their education within six months of graduation, or we’ll give them a free semester of graduate school.

      Job Placement

    Learn about the college

    Join close-knit collaborative study groups led by our expert faculty who are environmental scholars in various natural science, social science, and humanities departments. Learn more below.

    KENDALL COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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