Doctoral level programs are offered through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the School of Public Health.
Discover ways to manage, mitigate, and avoid environmental issues
- Ph.D. in Environmental Science
- Equips students with skills and training in the basic and applied sciences, with the objectives of improving society's understanding of environmental problems and helping manage, mitigate, and avoid those problems.
- Fosters collaborative, interdisciplinary research among scientists from various disciplines.
- Campus-wide program administered through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
- Ph.D. in Environmental Policy
- Equips students with research and analytical skills to produce knowledge and helps address complex problems facing society.
- Prepares students to analyze problems and find solutions for the public and nonprofit sectors, drawing from the fields of public management, public finance, public policy analysis, and environmental policy.
- Areas of interest often include climate change, clean energy, and manufacturing and chemical regulations and can also incorporate policies realted to poverty and justice.
- Administered through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
- Ph.D in Environmental Health
- Educates environmental health professionals to understand the influences and effects of environmental factors on human health and disease with a focus on rural communities.
- Prepares health scientists to conduct and share through scholarly pursuits the results of original lab-based research.
- Emphasizes the scientific, technological, policy, and management skills needed to address environmental, toxicological, and occupational health concerns.
- Prepares students for careers as highly qualified independent investigators, academicians, and practitioners of environmental health.
- Administered through the School of Public Health.