The Odum School of Ecology uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide an unparalleled experience to its undergraduate students. With either a major or minor in ecology, an education from the Odum School is a great start to an exciting range of careers from conservation to environmental law to academia.
Graduate studies at the Odum School of Ecology provide students with an interdisciplinary program that allow them to develop a broad background in ecology and related disciplines. Students work with faculty to become independent thinkers, researchers and decision-markers in ecology.
This M.S. in Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development program is intended to provide the training necessary to handle the unique, multidisciplinary problems in the area of conservation and sustainable development.
The purpose of the Ph.D. in Ecology program provides a scholarly setting within which a course of study can be designed to fit the individual goals of students. Major emphasis is on coursework related to dissertation research; however, students are expected to develop a broad background in environmental sciences.
The Ph.D. in Integrative Conservation program is designed to allow the next generation of practitioners and scholars to develop expertise in specific fields while gaining the conceptual tools to work across disciplines, in order to seek integrative solutions to the complex conservation challenges of the 21st century.
Students enrolled in any graduate degree program at UGA may apply to the Graduate Certificate Program in Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development. It is designed for students who wish to develop an area specialty that complements their primary degree program. Recipients include students from anthropology, forestry, landscape design and law.
Regarded as one of the world’s foremost sites for the study of ecology, the Odum School places strong emphasis on providing outstanding academic advising to undergraduate students who elect to pursue a B.S. in Ecology.
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