About the Program
The central focus of the Environmental Resources and Policy (ER&P) Ph.D. Program is advanced inter-disciplinary training and research on physical, biological, and social processes responsible for natural resource and environmental problems facing contemporary society.
The Environmental Resources & Policy program features concentrations in Water Resources; Ecology; Climatology; Energy and Mineral Resources; Earth and Environmental Processes; Forestry, Agricultural and Rural Land Resources; Environmental Policy and Administration; and Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modeling. View the concentrations>>
Students will be admitted to the program on the basis of academic merit, statement of interest, and the availability of a willing Ph.D. advisor. Ph.D. students will be selected on a national and international competitive basis. Admissions will not be rationed by concentration... more >>
By the end of their second semester in residence, students must have chosen a concentration and formed a graduate committee to oversee their dissertation research... more >>
The graduate faculty of the SIUE and the SIUC Environmental Resources and Policy Program agree to cooperate in providing students the opportunity to pursue a Ph.D. in Environmental Resources and Policy... more >>
The ERP Student Handbook is a printable document that outlines the ERP Program's requirements and guidelines. The handbook also contains a checklist... more >>