Environmental Sciences (PhD)

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The PhD program in the School of Environmental Sciences (SES) develops highly competent, independent, creative, and critical scientists. Doctoral students of SES provide leadership as scholars in academic institutions, as managers and officers in the industrial research and development sector, research and policy branches within the government sector and in other social institutions. Full details on this program are available through the SES website.

Graduate degrees at the PhD level are granted in one of three fields:

  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Ecosystem Science and Biodiversity
  • Plant and Environmental Health

Admission Requirements

Potential Faculty Advisors

Meet the Profs

Say hello to the professors of the School of Environmental Sciences in these 60 second snapshot videos. More faculty videos can be found here. 

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Prof. Youbin Zheng
Plant and Environmental Health, Urban Agriculture
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Prof. Kari Dunfield
Soil and Environmental Microbiology
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Prof. Madhur Anand
Ecosystem Science and Biodiversity

Find Out More

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Contact Us

Graduate Program Assistant
Jen LaPorte
519-824-4120 ext 53937