Create resilient living spaces

Environmental problems are complex, and solving them requires considering many different points of view. The Environmental Policy and Planning program is an interdisciplinary social science major addressing the complexities of environmental problems and solutions, offering you a selection of three emphases.


Graduates have careers in public, private, and nonprofit organizations.
Local, state, federal government
Community planners, policy analysts, directors, watershed managers
Sustainability managers, environmental compliance officers, governmental affairs specialists
Program managers, planners, organizers; environmental attorneys, public outreach specialist
Have an entrepreneurial spirit?
Start local urban agriculture projects, buying co-ops, environmental services, etc.

What will I learn?

You will develop knowledge and skills in environmental planning and decision-making, public policy, political systems, environmental sciences, land and watershed management, and designing neighborhoods. Our program also prepares you for graduate school in planning, public policy, law, and more.

Choose from three emphases

Here are our course checklists for each major emphasis and our  minor

Career Opportunities
Graduates work in public, private and nonprofit organizations. For example, students have found employment with environmental groups. 

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What Will I Learn?
The faculty members in Public and Environmental Affairs have given much thought to what we expect our majors in Environmental Policy and Planning to learn to serve them well in their future careers.

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Award Winning Faculty
Our highly acclaimed faculty provides students with a broad range of experiences and expertise through hands-on learning, exciting travel opportunities and courses that are always diverse and engaging.

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Flexible Learning
Environmental Policy and Planning majors engage in both theoretical and applied study in their courses, and have flexibility to choose from different courses.

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UW-Green Bay's John Stoll

Meet Professor John Stoll

John Stoll is a Professor whose fields of interest include environmental and natural resource economics, contingent valuation techniques, outdoor recreation, and conservation of species and habitat.

Professor Stoll is also here to help! If you have any questions about the Environmental Policy and Planning program, please contact us.

Meet and contact all our Environmental Policy and Planning professors.


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