Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$309 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
100% online You can complete all courses in this program 100% online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Environmental Economics and Policy – Online

Find effective solutions to environmental challenges

The environmental economics and policy (EEP) undergraduate degree program focuses on development of strong economic and data analysis skills and their use in the analysis of environmental and natural resource stewardship, while providing flexibility to incorporate interests in the biological, physical or social sciences.

Secota Douglas

To protect her native home of Guyana from those who exploit its natural resources, Secota Douglas called on someone passionate enough to do something about it: herself. Read more »

Offered by Oregon State's Department of Applied Economics, the EEP program teaches you about the environment through the lens of human behavior in policy, and it will help you become an expert at identifying solutions to pollution, climate change, deforestation, overfishing and other environmental problems.

Learn from a top-ranked program

Ranked in the top 10 in the world, OSU's Department of Applied Economics has a proud history of research and education in agricultural economics and is a leader in the environmental and resource economics field.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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Growing up in a small village in Guyana – which Secota described as “a third-world country” when she was growing up – Secota Douglas always had dreams that were bigger than her surroundings, including earning a degree from a prestigious university such as Oregon State.

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