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Graduate Program

Graduate Admissions

Dissertations and Theses of Ecology Graduates

Graduate Degrees Offered

The Environment, Ecology and Energy Program offers graduate degrees in Ecology at the M.A., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.  The Master of Science degree requires independent research and a thesis, while the Master of Arts degree requires a written literature review report.  Master’s students wishing to pursue a subsequent Ph.D. degree following completion of all requirements for the master’s degree must petition the Program to submit to the UNC Graduate School the ‘Permission to Continue Beyond the Master’ s Degree’ form. Students may elect to be admitted directly to the Ph.D. program, depending upon the recommendation of the Graduate Admissions Committee.

Graduate Degree Requirements

Requirements for graduate degrees of the Environment, Ecology and Energy Program are provided in the following documents: