Doctoral Programs

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Environmental Sciences Doctoral Programs

At Ohio State, you can choose from over a dozen Ph.D. programs with a major focus on the environment, with over a dozen related graduate programs with a peripheral or secondary environmental focus. None of our programs fit neatly into a single subject category, but the groupings below may help you to get an overview of your options.

Jump to Doctoral Programs Alphabetical List below


 

Human Dimensions and Environmental Social Sciences

Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics Ph.D.
City and Regional Planning Ph.D. (all specializations, see below)
Environment and Natural Resources Ph.D., (Environmental Social Sciences and Rural Sociology specializations)
Environmental Health Sciences Ph.D
Environmental Science Graduate Program Ph.D. (all specializations, see below)
Geography Ph.D., (Environment and Society, GIS and Spatial Analysis and Urban, Regional and Global Studies concentrations)
Public Health Ph.D. (Environmental Health Sciences specialization)

Life Sciences and Natural Resources

Entomology Ph.D. (all specializations, see below)
Environment and Natural Resources Ph.D., (Ecological Restoration, Ecosystem Science, Fisheries and Wildlife Science, Forest Science, and Soil Science specializations)
Environmental Science Graduate Program Ph.D. (all specializations, see below)
Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology Ph.D.
Translational Plant Sciences Ph.D.

Physical Sciences and Engineering

Atmospheric Sciences Ph.D.
Environmental Engineering Ph.D.
Environment and Natural Resources Ph.D. (Soil Science specialization)
Environmental Science Graduate Program Ph.D. (all specializations, see below)
Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering Ph.D.
Geography Ph.D. (Atmospheric and Climatic Studies concentration)
Geological Sciences Ph.D. (all specializations, see below)
Geodetic Science and Surveying Ph.D


Doctoral Programs Alphabetical List

Program: Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Administered by: Dept of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Degrees available: MS, PhD
Dual-degree options: MS(AEDE) + MPA(Glenn); MS(AEDE) + MBA(Fisher)
Graduate Specializations: n/a
Program contact: Susan Miller, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-7922
miller.2917@osu.edu

Program: Atmospheric Sciences
Administered by: Dept of Geography
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Dynamics of atmospheric systems; Urban and boundary layer meteorology; Synoptic meteorology; Climatic change
Program contact: Colin Kelsey, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-2514
kelsey.26@osu.edu

Program: City and Regional Planning
Administered by: Knowlton School of Archtecture
Degree available: MCRP, PhD
Dual-degree options: MS(CEGE) + MCRP(CRP)
Graduate Specializations: Energy, environment, and sustainability; Geographic information systems and remote sensing; Housing, real estate and neighborhoods; International development; Physical planning and urban design; Planning policy and process; Transportation; Urban and regional economics
Program contact: Ebony Caldwell, Graduate Programs Coordinator, 614-292-1404
caldwell.92@osu.edu

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Program: Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering
Administered by: Dept of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering
Degree available: MS, PhD
Dual-degree options: MS(CEGE) + MCRP(CRP)
Graduate Specializations: Construction engineering; Environmental engineering; Geoinformation and geodetic engineering; Geotechnical engineering; Structural engineering; Transportation engineering
Program contact: Nancy Kaser, Graduate Coordinator, 614-247-7636
kaser.1@osu.edu

Program: Entomology
Administered by: Dept of Entomology
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Ecology; Evolutionary biology; Molecular entomology; Ecosystem management
Program contact: Linda Neeb, Office Admin Associate, 614-292-8209
neeb.3@osu.edu

Program: Environmental Health Sciences
Administered by: College of Public Health
Degree available: MPH, MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Environmental Health
Program contact: Kynthia Droesch, Director of Academic Studies, 614-292-8350 kdroesch@cph.osu.edu

Program: Environment and Natural Resources
Administered by: School of Environment and Natural Resources
Degree available: MENR, MS, PhD
Dual-degree options: MENR (ENR) + MPA (Glenn)
Graduate Specializations: For MS and PhD: Ecological restoration; Ecosystem science; Environmental social sciences; Fisheries and wildlife science; Forest science; Rural sociology; Soil science
Program contact: Michelle Smith, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-9883
schmidt.442@osu.edu

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Program: Environmental Science Graduate Program
Administered by: [Interdisciplinary]
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Agroecosystems Science; Climate Change Science and Policy; Water Issues
Program contact: Sarah Straley, Graduate Coordinator, 614-292-9762
enviro@osu.edu

Program: Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology
Administered by: Dept of Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: n/a
Program contact: Corey Ross, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-2494
ross.629@osu.edu

Program: Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering
Administered by: Dept of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Agricultural systems operations & management; Mechanical systems engineering; Food & process engineering; Plant & animal environment engineering; Soil & water, environmental and biological engineering
Program contact:Candy McBride, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-242-1851
mcbride.215@osu.edu

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Program: Geography
Administered by: Dept of Geography
Degree available: MA, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Environment & society; Atmospheric and climatic studies; GIS & spatial analysis; Urban, regional & global studies
Program contact: Colin Kelsey, Graduate Program Coordinator, 614-292-2514
kelsey.26@osu.edu

Program: Geological Sciences
Administered by: School of Earth Sciences
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: Earth history; Paleoclimate and paleoceanography; Paleobiology; Sedimentary geology; Continental evolution; Educational resources; Solid earth dynamics; Geophysics and geodynamics; Geophysics, environmental geophysics, and resource evaluation; Mineral physics, petrology, and geochemistry; Water, climate, and the environment; Cryosphere and climate; Environmental and isotopic biogeochemistry; Hydrology and hydrogeology
Program contact: Angie Rogers, Graduate Specialist, 614-292-8746
rogers.399@osu.edu

Program: Geodetic Science and Surveying
Administered by: School of Earth Sciences
Degree available: MS, PhD
Graduate Specializations: For MS: Geodesy; Geodesy & geodynamics; Mapping and Geographical Information Science. For PhD: Geodesy; Mathematical geodesy; Mapping/Geographic Information Science
Program contact: Alan Saalfeld, Graduate Studies Chair, 614-292-6665
saalfeld.1@osu.edu

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Program: Translational Plant Sciences
Administered by: [interdisciplinary] Center for Applied Plant Sciences
Degree available: PhD
Graduate Specializations: n/a
Program contact: Donnalyn Roxey, Program Manager, Center for Applied Plant Sciences, 614-292-7656
roxey.3@osu.edu

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