University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

School of Freshwater Sciences

Doctoral Degree Program

Our PhD in Freshwater Sciences is a dissertation-based program that prepares students for research careers in academia and industry. Emphasis on preparing students with strong interdisciplinary skills and expertise provides every student with proficiency in four major areas: freshwater system dynamics, human and ecosystem health, technology, and economics, policy, and management.

Program details

Areas of study


Application information

Tuition, fees and aid

Courses and schedules

PhD forms, publications and resources


For more information, please contact:
Dr. Michael Carvan
Graduate Program Representative
carvanmj@uwm.edu
414-382-1706