Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management

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As the University's premier environment major, our goal is to train the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders through a strong focus on interdisciplinary knowledge, research, and enrichment experiences.

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Prospective Students

High school graduation is a major achievement, but what about life after graduation? Changing majors within the University of Minnesota or transferring from another school?


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ESPM Tracks

The Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management (ESPM) major has a great deal of flexibility and is built around an integrated core set of classes that stress the linkages between science, management, policy, education, and business industries.

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Careers and Internships

An Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management major prepares you for a career in working to protect and sustain the natural resources of land, water and air.