The University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Natural Resources. The Rubenstein School is a multi-disciplinary academic unit that strives to integrate disparate disciplines to create knowledge and develop solutions to a broad array of environmental issues. Faculty expertise includes forestry, wildlife biology, recreation management, environmental philosophy, sociology, policy, planning, economics, conflict resolution, and environmental sciences. In addition, interdisciplinary fields like conservation biology, ecological economics, and ecological design find their home in The Rubenstein School. Doctoral students can earn Certificates in Ecological Economics or Ecological Design as part of their Ph.D. program.