Get Your PhD in Earth, Environment and Society at PSU

Portland State’s Earth, Environment and Society (EES) doctoral program offers unique training opportunities for students that come primarily from the Departments of Environmental Science and Management (ESM), Geography, and Geology, but may also be based in several other units in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The most distinguishing characteristic of the EES program is its close partnerships with several leading environmental, geospatial and earth science organizations which provide pathways to employment.

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Learn about degree requirements and contact us if you have any questions about the application process.

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