Doctor of Philosophy Degree
The Ph.D. degree program in the School of the Environment is an extension of the Master's
degree program that will prepare scientists to address environmental issues through
innovative and applied research. Degree requirements ensure that all Ph.D. candidates
develop independent and critical thinking skills, have a broad knowledge-base of environmental
science, and have an in-depth knowledge of their specialized area of study. This program
utilizes graduate courses offered in other departments in the university that are
complimentary to the program, as necessary.
Completion of this degree program requires 80 credit hours of graduate level course work and research, as well as maintaining a
3.0 cumulative grade point average throughout all coursework.
Concentration offerings include:
- Environmental Chemistry
- Environmental Policy & Risk Management
- Aquatic & Terrestrial Ecology
- Bimolecular Sciences