Graduate Students

Expand your scientific skills and further your career with our graduate programs.

Explore the graduate work we offer in Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy and several dual Master's degrees.

Our outstanding faculty and staff are distinguished by their understanding of soil, water, and the environment and their ability to carry out research and planning towards the solution of environmental and resource use problems.

We encourage you to reach out to faculty individually to ask about their research and potentially opportunities in working in their labs.

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We focus our research activities in three key areas

  • Environmental science
    • Contaminant transport and fate
    • Water quality
    • Waste management and reuse
    • Soil and groundwater remediation
    • Ecosystem restoration.
  • Critical zone science
    • Physical, chemical and microbiological processes
  • Soil, plant and atmospheric systems
    • Climate science
    • Soil-water-plant relations
    • Soil genesis, morphology and pedology

How to Apply

Learn about requirements for our graduate programs and how to apply.

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Graduate Programs

Explore our five graduate degree programs.

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Graduate Financial Help

Find out about financial support, funding opportunities and travel awards available for our graduate students.

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General Policies, Procedures and Forms

Find out about out policies and resources for current graduate students.

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    Consider rounding out your education with certificates in soil, water policy or aquaculture.

    • Certified Professional Soil Scientist

    • Graduate Certificate in Aquaculture

    • Graduate Certificate in Water Policy

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    Get involved! Check out our department seminars and other events.