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Field Naturalist - Plant Biology

The University of Vermont

12 months
Duration
1720 USD/credit 51600 USD/year
1720 USD/credit 51600 USD/year
683 USD/credit 20490 USD/year
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About

The Field Naturalist - Plant Biology degree offered by The University of Vermont is a unique field-based experience that develops the potential of tomorrow's conservation leaders by emphasizing scientific integration, oral and written communication, and environmental problem solving.

Overview

Students of the Field Naturalist - Plant Biology degree offered by The University of Vermont receive a solid grounding in field-related sciences and are trained to integrate scientific disciplines into a coherent whole at the landscape level. 

Students also develop competence in evaluating field sites from a number of perspectives and/or criteria, translating scientific insights into ecologically sound decisions, and communicating effectively to a wide range of audiences.

Career opportunities

Graduates are sought-after leaders in stewardship, conservation, policy, ecological planning, and place-based education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Field Science
  • Field Botany for Natural Resource Professionals
  • Landscape Inventory and Assessment
  • Professional Writing
  • Winter Ecology in Maine 
  • Tropical Botany in Costa Rica
  • Professional Writing 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Sustained interest and engagement in the environment
  • A track record of academic and professional achievement in science or environment
  • Compelling recommendations
  • At least two years of job, professional, or life experience after college
  • Electronic Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application Fee of $65.00 for Master and Doctoral; $20 for Certificate of Graduate Study
  • Email addresses for three people who will provide letters of recommendation. This information is submitted within the application and letters are sent from the recommender directly to us through the application portal. 
  • One transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend. Unofficial transcripts uploaded by you are sufficient for the review process for most programs. Official transcripts are only required if you are admitted.
  • Residential Status Questionnaire
  • Test scores for English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Burlington

1269 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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