Earth, Environment, and Society
Portland State's Earth, Environment, and Society (EES) doctoral program boosts students into their earth science, environmental science, and geographical sciences careers through research opportunities in partnership with Portland-area governmental and nonprofit organizations.

Portland State's collaborative doctorate prepares students for careers as professional scientists. This immersion in the field provides a launchpad for candidates seeking their Geology PhD, Conservation PhD, Geography PhD or GIS graduate degree.

Students within the graduate program are actively working in the following fields (to name a few):

  • Climate Science
  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Forest Ecology and Vegetation Dynamics
  • Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Geographic Information and Spatial Data Science
  • Meteorology
  • Earth Science
  • Zoology
  • Resources Management
  • Urban Sustainability and Resilience

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