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Degree Programs

The School of the Environment offers a Doctoral degree in Earth, Environment, & Society, and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Systems Science

Earth, Environment, & Society PhD

The Earth, Environment, & Society PhD program (formerly "Environmental Sciences & Resources") is an interdisciplinary program between Geology, Geography, and Environmental Sciences & Management. Students typically have on area of concentration but take classes from these three departments as well as other departments as appropriate.

This program is a cooperative effort of all of the units within the school in collaboration with affiliated faculty from other units in the university. One of its major strengths is to be able to draw from the wide range of expertise represented by the over 150 faculty and staff in the School. See the full PhD Guidelines for the School of the Environment EES PhD.

Current PhD Students

Current EES PhD students can monitor their progress using our PhD Program checklist, access required forms, or learn more about the seminar requirement. Also check out conferences and symposia occuring in the area for opportunities to showcase your research.


Prospective PhD Students

Prospective EES PhD students should apply through the School of the Environment for admittance. You should contact potential advisers before you apply. Find out more about funding opportunities through the IGERT and GK12 programs.




Systems Science Masters and PhD

Please see the Systems Science home page for more information on these degrees.