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Aquatic Resources - Aquatic Biology Concentration

12 months
765 USD/credit 23715 USD/year
765 USD/credit 23715 USD/year
357 USD/credit 11067 USD/year
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The Aquatic Resources - Aquatic Biology Concentration program from Texas State University is a multidisciplinary program of study and research based on aquatic sciences and aquatic resource management.


The overall mission of the Aquatic Resources - Aquatic Biology Concentration program from Texas State University is to:

  • pursue questions related to aquatic resources at all levels of organization, from molecules to the biosphere, across a diversity of fields, including ecology, geology, hydrology, molecular and organismal biology, resource management, the social sciences, and toxicology
  • improve collective knowledge and literacy in the science of aquatic resources through experimental, theoretical, and field research and disseminate this knowledge to the general public, academics, government, and non-governmental organizations
  • utilize knowledge of aquatic sciences and resources to address environmental, biological, and societal issues the world currently faces

Career Options

M.S. aquatic resources graduates enter careers in the fields of aquatic resource management, aquatic biology, and hydrogeology. Graduates are also able to find research-oriented positions in government agencies, non-governmental organizations, or the private sector. The program prepares students to teach at the community college level or to continue their education by pursuing doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Development
  • Collaborative Research
  • Medical Microbiology Laboratory
  • Neurobiology

  • Evolution

  • Methods of Nature Study for Teachers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree in biology or a related field from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
  • mentor communication (intent to mentor letter) sent directly from a Biology Department faculty member. 
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose 
  • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23715 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23715 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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