Ph.D. On Campus

Natural Resources

University of Tennessee Knoxville

36 months
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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The doctoral program with a major in natural resources emphasizes interdisciplinary research approaches toward the understanding and management of natural resources in a broad context. The Natural Resources program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.



Areas of study include forest, wildlife, and fisheries biology; ecosystem function and structure; natural resource economics and policy; human dimensions of natural resource management; wildland recreation; natural resource organization administration and management; wood sciences; and multidisciplinary natural resources management. Optional, formal concentrations include Bio-based Products and Wood Science and Technology, Natural Resource Economics, and Wildlife Health. 

The Natural Resources program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research/Experimental Design
  • Statistics/Econometrics/Biometrics
  • GIS/Remote Sensing
  • Teaching Methods in Natural Resources
  • Seminar in Natural Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

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    31798 USD/year
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  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
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