Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Conservation Biology

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Ecology and Conservation Biology is designed primarily for students who are pursuing an academic or research career in ecology and/or natural resource management, with an emphasis on forest or rangeland ecosystems. Specialization is available in a range of research areas: ecosystem science, ecosystem management, physiological ecology, community ecology, animal behavior, genetics, systematics, evolution, and spatial sciences.

Applicants must have an accredited bachelor’s degree and meet admission requirements for graduate study at Texas A&M University. More information about requirements specific to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Ecology and Conservation Biology may be found at