Earth and Environmental Sciences - Doctorate (PHD)
The degree provides students with the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to conduct independent research in environmental and earth sciences. Students conduct dissertation research under the supervision of a faculty member in one of the participating departments (Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, or Urban and Public Affairs). The program prepares students for academia and employment in the energy and environmental science sectors.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The degree expands students' skills needed in areas of natural resources exploration, production and conservation, water supply, environmental engineering and planning, environmental monitoring and modeling, environmental risk/health impact assessment, and geological surveying. Graduates will also gain skills of problem-solving, data collection, analysis, and interpretation, and oral and written presentation.
- Admissions requirements and degree curriculum
- Degree information in the University Catalog
- Earth and Environmental department faculty
- Department graduate student handbook
- Academia (college and university)
- Environmental geologist and scientist
- Petroleum exploration and mining
- Geological surveying
- Government (local and regional planning, state and federal environmental regulation and protection, state geological surveys, state department of health, U.S. Geological Survey, National Park Service, state parks, EPA, CDC, FDA, NIST)
- Environmental consultant
- Environmental health and safety manager
WHY CHOOSE US?
- Cutting-edge laboratory analytical facility
- Knowledgeable faculty
- Nice location with abundant intern and job opportunities
- Diverse research projects
- Incorporation of data science courses
Take the next step toward investing in yourself by learning more about our Earth and Environmental Sciences - Doctorate (PHD) program.