Guttman Community College Students on a biodiversity-focused trip to Ecuador, 2015; photo courtesy of Derek Tesser,

Are you interested in studying for a Ph.D. at CUNY in environmental science? The environmental science work we do at the ASRC brings together a number of different fields; ecology, computer science, data visualization, modeling, remote sensing, mathematics, public health, and social science are just a few examples. We are looking for enthusiastic graduate students who are interested in world-leading interdisciplinary science!

Please take a look through our research interests and faculty lists and start the applications process now! CUNY PhD programs in environmental science-related work can be undertaken in a variety of programs:


  1. Look through our research interests to get a sense of the type of work we do at the ASRC. Also look through our faculty page to find out more information about our backgrounds and research interests. What area of work would you be interested in learning about?
  2. Please send a cover letter and resume to Make sure to describe your educational and research backgrounds, along with the areas of research that are of interest to you. Please also suggest potential CUNY faculty members with whom you would like to work.
  3. We will review these materials and contact you with recommended routes to proceed.