The Natural Resources Rubenstein School at The University of Vermont has a thriving and growing graduate program with approximately 120 graduate students between our research Master's and Ph.D. programs and our low-residency professional Master's in Leadership for Sustainability. We are proud of our close-knit community that is characterized by high levels of engagement with undergraduate students, faculty, and staff in a vibrant learning-research atmosphere.
Two specific emphases of the Natural Resources program offered by The University of Vermont come from the strongly held values of the faculty and are fairly unique among doctoral programs nationwide:
- supervised teaching experience along with a course in higher education pedagogy
- cross-cultural competency requirement
- The Rubenstein School offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Natural Resources. As a a multi-disciplinary academic unit, the School strives to integrate disparate disciplines to enhance knowledge and develop solutions to an array of environmental issues.
- Faculty expertise includes forestry, wildlife biology, recreation management, aquatic sciences, watershed management, environmental sciences, environmental philosophy, sociology, policy, planning, economics, and conflict resolution.
- 48 months
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DisciplinesBiology Microbiology Natural Resource Management View 43 other PhDs in Microbiology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- applicants with a Master of Science degree are preferred
- satisfactory scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination
- acceptability to a potential faculty advisor holding an appointment in the Rubenstein School and the UVM Graduate College
International51600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 48 months.
National51600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State20490 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 48 months.
Living costs for Burlington
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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