What is Natural Resources Science at WVU like?
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.
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: August 1
Spring: January 1
Summer: May 1
At a Glance
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Natural Resources Science
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