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Biological Sciences - Conservation Biology

Illinois State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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About

This Biological Sciences - Conservation Biology graduate sequence at Illinois State University provides students with a broad-based education in Conservation Biology by combining education in basic research and classes in ecology, evolutionary genetics, and systematics.

Overview

The required Biological Sciences - Conservation Biology classes at Illinois State University are targeted to address applied problems such as preservation of biodiversity and genetic diversity, prairie restoration, and the effects of anthropogenic environmental change. 

Learning outcomes

Students' research projects range from applied science, such as management of natural areas, to basic research, such as evolutionary consequences of habitat fragmentation and of environmental toxins.

The Conservation Biology sequence is an option for students enrolled in the M.S. degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entomology
  • Rain Forest Ecology
  • Ecological Physiology Of Animals
  • Biotechnology Laboratory I: Dna Techniques
  • Avian Biology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Graduate Seminar In Conservation Biology
  • Biostatistics Laboratory
  • Stream Ecology Lecture
  • Stream Ecology Laboratory
  • Population Ecology
  • Community Ecology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.8

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Write a one-to-two page statement of your academic and professional goals and submit it in the application system.

Your statement should include:

  • area of research in which you are interested
  • faculty member(s) with whom you have corresponded in regard to serving as your possible dissertation advisor
  • your plans after completing graduate school

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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