Ecology- Certificate

For more information on this interdepartmental program, contact the director of Ph.D. program in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at

This certificate program is available to students who have been admitted to the Graduate School, earn either a thesis-based Master's Degree or Ph.D. in one of the participating departments, and have met the requirements below. Students must also be admitted to a department, which is referred to as the student's "home" department. Participating departments include Biology, Geography, Geology & Environmental Science, and Microbiology.

Program Requirements:

Students must earn at least 18 credit hours, distributed as follows:

BIO 671 or an equivalent graduate course in population and/or community ecology3
BIO 672 or an equivalent graduate course in ecosystem and/or global ecology3
Graduate course in the student's home department, not including those used to satisfy above3
Graduate course in statistics or mathematics modeling3
At least two graduate seminars for the M.S. in Ecology: at least four graduate seminars for the Ph.D. in Ecology6-8
Total Credit Hours18-20