Forest Science, PhD


Forest Science

Doctor of Philosophy

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Forest Science, Doctor of Philosophy

This PhD is the terminal degree in the profession of forestry, and prepares you for a rewarding career in research and/or education. We offer three concentrations within this doctoral plan:

  • ecosystem science

  • forest management sciences and economics

  • forest social science

Your coursework will include completing a dissertation to demonstrate your skill in generating original ideas; your considerable command of the literature; your skill at designing, analyzing, and interpreting research; your skill in scientific writing, including publication of research results in major professional refereed journals; and your basic skills in teaching.


  • Flagstaff

Minimum units for completion 63
Additional admissions requirements Admission requirements above admission to NAU are required.

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