Doctoral

Advance your academic and research leadership

  • Ph.D. in Public Affairs
    Gain the necessary skills for independent research and analysis of problems, issues, and solutions in government and the nonprofit sector in four major fields.
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences
    Develop skills and training in the basic and applied sciences with the objective helping manage, mitigate, and avoid environmental problems.
  • Joint Ph.D. in Public Policy
    Receive rigorous social science training and gain knowledge of government decision making processes and its effects on citizens and institutions. **Not currently accepting applications.**

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