Biological and Environmental Sciences Ph.D.

This interdisciplinary program involves faculty from multiple departments and offers five diverse areas of specialization, ranging from molecular biology to sustainable agriculture systems.


  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Ecology and Ecosystem Sciences
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Evolution and Marine Biology

Classes Offered

  • Kingston Campus
  • Narragansett Bay Campus
  • Days and Evenings

Time to Completion

  • Full-time: 4-5 years

Application Deadline

  • Mid-January (for full consideration of fellowships and scholarships)