Doctor of Philosophy
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:
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.