Ph.D. in Biological Sciences & Urban Sustainability
Students admitted to the Ph.D. program in biological sciences (biology) can apply to earn a Ph.D. in biological sciences with a dual-title in urban sustainability. This dual-title degree is designed to prepare professionals to solve challenging urban problems that require working across disciplines.
Students enrolled in this dual-title program take courses in topics and develop specific skills relating to urban sustainability. Students in biology will also conduct an internship or science exchange in urban sustainability, help develop and participate in colloquia and seminars, perform community service, and write funding proposals.
The dual-title coursework follows competencies outlined by the Transformative Research in Urban Sustainability Training program.