Western's Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Policy prepares students for a variety of careers related to the development, research, and analysis of environmental legislation and its impact on people and the planet. The curriculum is focused on sustainability of human and natural environment, including ecosystems and socioeconomic systems, with in-depth study of public policy, environmental law, and processes of policy decision making.
Environmental Policy, B.A.
About our Program
At a Glance
Area of Study
Face to face
Number of Credits
76 - 83 credits
- Port Angeles
An Environmental Policy major prepares you with the skills needed for employment opportunities in environmental analysis, assessment, monitoring and administration. Example careers include:
- Environmental advocate
- Environmental educator
- Environmental research and policy analyst
- Land trust manager
- Project manager
- Park Ranger
- State, county, city or tribal planner
The mission of the undergraduate program in Environmental Policy at Huxley College is to develop students' ability to understand the purposes and goals of environmental policy and to analyze the institutions, outcomes, and processes of environmental decision-making at the local, national, and international level.
Huxley College of the Environment on the Peninsulas makes it possible for busy adults to earn a bachelor’s degree from WWU in Environmental Science or Environmental Studies. Classes are conveniently located, taught by industry professionals, and scheduled on nights and weekends. If you care about the environment and are thinking about going back to school— stop making excuses and do it!
The interdisciplinary program with an emphasis in Environmental Policy is offered in Everett, Port Angeles and Poulsbo.
76 - 83 credits
For a complete listing of Environmental Policy courses and admission requirements, please visit Western’s Course Catalog.