The University of Arizona / Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Arid Lands Resource Sciences is located in Tucson, AZ, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Earning Your Degree
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Doctoral Degree Exam
TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
Tuition & Fees
Application deadlines for financial awards
Types of financial support available
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Focus of faculty research:
International development; famine, famine early warning systems, and food security; land use, history, change, degradation, desertification, management, and policy; sustainable agriculture and farming systems; remote sensing and spatial analysis; carbon sequestration; political-ecology of natural resources; ethnoecology and other ethno-sciences; economic and agricultural policy and development; economic botany; borderlands issues; globalization; civil conflict; urban development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: