Phd in ecology and evolutionary biology in University of connecticut
A Ph.D. completed in association with a faculty sponsor from the EEB department. Students with a bachelor s degree and strong preparation may be admitted directly to the Ph.D. program. Students in this degree program conduct research throughout the world, and have gone on to careers in academia, museums, and the conservation community.
Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.
Careers in fields including biotechnology, conservation, natural resource management, non-profits, environmental consulting, education, government positions, natural history museums, Zoos
By the time they complete their degree, EEB PhD students should be able to:1. Develop novel research questions and place their significance in the context of the biological sciences.2. Design and successfully implement a research plan that addresses their research questions, demonstrating mastery of experimental design, quality control, troubleshooting, data management and organizational skills.3. Write grant proposals, know the primary funding sources for research in EEB, understand how grants are managed, and be able to develop a research budget.4. Present their research to peers via talks, posters, and in the form of scientific publications.5. Understand the publication process, including journal selection, paper submission, and how to conduct peer review.6. Communicate their research beyond their peers to a broader public.7. Articulate the broader impacts of their research program.8. Understand and abide by the legal and ethical expectations placed on scientists.9. Teach undergraduate students within the field of EEB.10. Although EEB does not have a foreign language or related areas requirement, student committees may have this requirement for particular students. For example, a language requirement might be applied to a student working in a foreign country.
A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university, Official Transcripts, TOEFL: 79 (Internet-based test - iBT), 550 ( Old Paper-based test - PBT), IELTS-6.5, PTE-53
Careers in fields including biotechnology, conservation, natural resource management, non-profits, environmental consulting, education, government positions, natural history museums, zoos