College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Technology

Ph.D. Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Ph.D. degree program in Environmental Science and Technology an applicant:

1) Must have earned an M.S. Degree in a closely related field. In special cases,exceptional students may be admitted to a Ph.D. program without firstcompleting an M.S. degree provided these students have:

  • An exceptional academic record and test scores
  • Demonstrated significant research experience duringtheir B.S. program (such as completion of a research based honors thesis.

2) Must meet all admission requirements for the M.S. degree (i.e. Basic Science Requirement, GRE, etc).

How to Apply

General information regarding the application process can be found on the Graduate School Admissions Page. The University of Maryland Graduate School accepts applications through the Online Graduate Application. Applicants are required to submit transcripts, GRE scores, a personal statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Prospective students are encouraged to contact graduate faculty within their area of interest:

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester:

Domestic Admission- December 18

International Admission- December 18 

Spring Semester:

Domestic Admission- September 25

International Admission- September 25


For more information, contact Graduate Studies Coordinator

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