Graduate Student Program
The Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) will accept highly qualified students for graduate training with an emphasis on wildlife population health medicine. Applicants must be accepted into the Graduate Studies Program at the University of Georgia and must meet the requirements of the College and the Department to which they will be assigned.
Graduate degrees, M.S. and Ph.D., are available in the College of Veterinary Medicine or the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, depending upon the student’s interest. The number of assistantships is limited by funding availability.
Within the College of Veterinary Medicine, graduate students can work on MS or PhD degrees in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences with an emphasis area in Population Health, Infectious Diseases or Pathology.
Within the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, students can work on MNR, MS, or PhD degrees in Wildlife Ecology and Management. Information for potential students can be found on the Warnell School’s graduate program page.
Persons who are interested should send a letter and curriculum vitae to the faculty member(s) with whom you would want to do graduate work (personnel page). The resume should include information on academic ability, work experiences, wildlife interests, and references.