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Forest Science - Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, Ph.D.

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University rank #501 (WUR) Flagstaff, AZ, United States
This Forest Science - Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology from Northern Arizona University is the terminal degree in the profession of forestry, and it prepares you for a career in research and/or education.
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Overview

The Doctorate in Forestry prepares students as academic professionals, scientists and policy specialists for government and non-governmental agencies and organizations by providing extensive study in the area of Forestry and the development of original scientific research through the completion of the dissertation.

Career

The Forest Science - Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology - Emphasis from Northern Arizona University is the terminal degree offered in the profession of forestry. Students with the Ph.D. degree normally pursue a career in research and/or education. 

Ph.D. students are expected to demonstrate skill in the generation of original ideas, considerable command of the literature, skill at designing, analyzing, and interpreting research, skill in scientific writing including the publication of research results in major professional refereed journals and basic skills in teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forestry Seminar Series
  • Research Methods
  • Proseminar
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • GRE® revised General Test
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrated competence in scientific research usually through completion of a Master of Science (thesis option).
  • Prerequisites (may be completed concurrently with the program)
  • 15 hours of Forestry coursework
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research interests
  • All applicants should make contact with potential faculty members in the department BEFORE APPLYING. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24484 USD/year
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  • National

    24484 USD/year
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  • In-State

    10480 USD/year
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Living costs for Flagstaff

  • 1010 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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