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Natural Resources Science  Doctoral

Overview

What is Natural Resources Science at WVU like?

Description

The Ph.D. in Natural Resources Science is an interdisciplinary program that allows doctoral students the opportunity to specialize in a range of competencies. As a graduate student in the School of Natural Resources, you’ll advance your research knowledge and prepare to become a leader in your chosen field. With the guidance and support of faculty mentors, you’ll develop an advanced understanding of and appreciation for the principles of economics, stewardship and sustainability of our natural resources.

Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Forest Resources Management, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Wood Science and Technology, and Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Resources.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: February 1
Spring: October 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Natural Resources Science at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Natural Resources Science graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Résumé /CV
  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • GRE

Additional considerations for applicants:

Only applications with all completed requirements will be considered for admission

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