The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Change of degree

What to do if you want to change from a PhD to a Masters degree or vice-versa, or if you want to change your degree or major to Ecology

MS students in Ecology at Penn State who are interested in continuing on for a PhD in Ecology at Penn State must submit an application for permission to resume graduate study.

A PhD student in Ecology at Penn State wishing to change to an MS in Ecology at Penn State must submit a form to change their degree.

Students already at the university interested in changing their degree or major to Ecology at Penn State must submit an application for permission to change their graduate degree or major.

Contact the Program Office to have the necessary forms completed.