M.Sc. On Campus

Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation

Brigham Young University

24 months
7700 USD/year
7700 USD/year
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This Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation program of  Brigham Young University  emphasizes the scientific method in developing critical thinking and analytical skills applied to conservation and management problems related to wildlife ecology, wildlands, restoration science and/or rangeland ecology. 


Depending on the emphasis, advanced training in topic specialties may be complemented by courses in statistics, geographical information systems (GIS), soil sciences, model testing, systematics, or advanced ecology. All emphases of Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation program of Brigham Young University  require original research topics with the results presented in thesis format. This research is expected to be of a publication quality and thesis style best reflecting that of a professional journal, thus facilitating timely submissions for publication. We also encourage formal presentations at professional meetings.  

Key facts:

  • Synthesize literature relevant to a research project.
  • Design and conduct research applying appropriate scientific and analytical methods.
  • Communicate scientific findings effectively via oral presentations and in writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Field Instrumentation
  • Ungulate Conservation and Management
  • Quantitative Ecology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Wildlife Behavioral Ecology
  • Conservation of Mega and Meso Carnivores

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE - (total score of 300 required with a minimum of a “4” on the writing portion)
  • TOEFL or IELTS (International applicants)
  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • 3.2 GPA or high
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Ecclesiastical Endorsement 
  • A funded project: No graduate candidate will be accepted unless he or she has a departmental faculty member willing to serve as a major advisor on a funded project

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

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


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