Apply to the Program

If you're interested in pursuing our PhD in environmental sciences, you'll need to be admitted to both the Ball State University Graduate School and the program itself. Please review the admission requirements for both, then complete an application.

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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are an excellent opportunity to gain meaningful experience in our field while helping cover the costs of your education. Our program offers positions teaching and assisting with research. Or you may consider applying for a GA position with one of our five affiliated departments.

Our Faculty

You will receive close attention from our faculty as both your instructors and mentors through your entire doctoral plan of study.

Through our mentorship program, you will partner with a faculty member from one of our five affiliated departments, receiving direct guidance from a respected researcher and educator.

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Research Colloquium

Keep abreast of advancements in our field with our weekly research colloquium during the academic year. You may join your classmates and faculty members to listen to presentations by experts we invite from around the country. You may also have the opportunity to present your own research.

Contact Us

PhD in Environmental Sciences

Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Academic Year: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Summer: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
(Eastern time)