Earth System Science and Policy (Ph.D.)
Help drive new Earth system science and policy research to advance knowledge and develop original solutions to global sustainability challenges.
Gain the highest level of graduate experience with a program that gives you the tools to generate rigorous scientific inquiry that is original and bridges the gaps identified in scientific knowledge. This UND program combines theory with practice; global and local perspectives; and scientific and social disciplines
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-5 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Earth System Science and Policy at UND?
Sustainability science seeks to meet the needs of society while sustaining the life support systems of the planet. This program is multidisciplinary and practical in nature, offering opportunities to become a high-level researcher with the ability to generate new theories and knowledge. In addition, with this UND graduate program, you will gain research expertise to be able to critically evaluate and identify gaps in existing knowledge.
The research, technical skills and expertise you'll gain from this UND program can have a direct impact on environmental policies and regulations, as well as the progress of sustainability.