PhD in Environmental & Natural Resource Economics

University of Rhode Island

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Doctoral Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The PhD program in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics consists of 72 credits, including core courses in economic theory, with an emphasis on aspects pertinent to natural resource use. REN 501, 502, 527, 528, 534, 535, 576, 602, 624, 628, 630, 634, and 676 are required courses. You can visit the Courses link on the left side of the page to see a list of the courses offered. Additional courses may be elected from appropriate offerings in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Engineering, Geography, Natural Resource Science, Oceanography, Mathematics, Political Science, Statistics, Computer Science, and Management Science. A dissertation is written on a problem involving environmental and natural resources or in an associated industry. A dissertation defense is required. A PhD qualifying examination is required of students admitted without the MS degree in a related field.

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